WE NEED TRAILS. AND TRAILS NEED US.

2023

SEPTEMBERNITERÓI, BRAZIL

FILM FESTIVAL

The World Trails Film Festival is created by and for trail-loving communities. We are inspired by nature and culture and want to make an impact on the future of trails and our planet. We are in awe of the human spirit and all that is wild. To all of this, we dedicate our festival. 

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World Trails Network

The World Trails Network is a global non-profit association committed to the sustainability and enjoyment of the world’s trails for all people, through a powerfully engaged international network of organizations and individuals.

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The World Trails Film Festival is created by and for trail-loving communities. We are inspired by nature and culture and want to make an impact on the future of trails and our planet. We are in awe of the human spirit and all that is wild. To all of this, we dedicate our festival. 
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STARTED BY A TEAM OF THE WORLD TRAILS NETWORK

The World Trails Network is a global non-profit association committed to the sustainability and enjoyment of the world’s trails for all people, through a powerfully engaged international network of organizations and individuals.

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HOST TRAILS FILM

In addition to screening at our premiere festivals, selected films join the Trails Film World Tour. Together with local community hosts, we screen films in theaters, community halls, and trail sides across the globe.

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Trails Film 2022 OFFICIAL SELECTIONs

Seasons on the Kyoto Trail

A stunning journey through the sacred mountains and temples surrounding Kyoto, ‘Seasons on the Kyoto Trail’ takes audiences through the spiritual heart of Japan.

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Adventure Buddies

Professional Adventure Photographers Isaac and Alex bonded over a love of pursuing excitement, but had a falling out. Now they bike 500 miles and explore not only the wilderness but their deepened friendship and the value of a shared adventure.

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Why We Walk

Follow the journey of three Black men, from across the globe, united to empower and de-stigmatize urban communities of color and their participation in the great outdoors.

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Trail Mix

A middle aged teacher gleans meaning and wonder from the natural world on a suburban hiking trail in Los Angeles.

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FILMMAKERS

Accepted films will be shown at the flagship festival and have the potential to join the Trails Film World Tour, a traveling festival that screens films in theaters and along trail sides across the world.

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Festival

Join us September 26-30 in Skiathos, Greece at the 2022 World Trails Conference for workshops, screenings, or multi-day Trail Journeys before the festival.

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SPONSORS & SUPPORT

Our audience is full of influential outdoor recreation leaders from around the world. Join us to make a powerful impression and support a community of stewards of our planet’s cherished pathways.

Partner With Us

Your one-time or recurring donation will support the ongoing programing and fiscal accessibility of our events for trail non-profits around the world.

The World Trails Film Festival is a sponsored project of Fractured Atlas, a non-profit arts service organization. Contributions for the charitable purposes of The World Trails Film Festival must be made payable to “Fractured Atlas” only and are tax-deductible to the extent permitted by law.