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BAF-logo 28th Nov 2011 What Makes A Great Adventurer

So the National Geographic are running a competition again this year for the adventurer of the year. It got me thinking about what makes...

BAF-logo 28th Nov 2011 Next Year's Deadline Looms, Grough Magazine

Rerun for best of film festival as next year's deadline looms, Grough magazine (The Inside View of the Outdoor World) Organisers of one of the country’s biggest adrenaline film festivals issued a last-minute reminder...

BAF-logo 25th Nov 2011 ShAFF Film Submission Deadline Only A Week Away

ShAFF judge and Outdoors Magic guest editor Nik Cook talks to festival director Matt Heason for Outdoors Magic The submission deadline for the 2012 Sheffield Adventure Film Festival is only a week away. December 1st...

25th Nov 2011 Best of ShAFF 2011 on 8 Dec, RockClimbingUK

A look back at some of the best films from 2011. If you didn’t catch them here’s your chance to do so. If you did, well, come and watch them  again! Check out details on RockClimbingUK

BAF-logo 24th Nov 2011 Like a Lion - extraordinary ski doc 29th Nov, Sheffield Showroom

Tuesday 29th November – 20.15 ShAFF Presents – An Extraordinary Action Documentary On An Extraordinary Skier Booking now Like A Lion (90mins) The true story of legendary skier Tanner Hall A documentary feature...

BAF-logo 24th Nov 2011 Like a Lion 'goes beyond skiing', Outdoors Magic

Sheffield Adventure Film Festival judge and Outdoors Magic guest editor Nik Cook reviews the extraordinary ski doc, Like a Lion, showing at the Sheffield Showroom cinema at 20.15 on 29th November. Nik writes: ...

BAF-logo 23rd Nov 2011 Best of ShAFF 2011, Climb Magazine

Details of Best of ShAFF 2011 showing on 8th December at 20.15 at Showroom cinema, Sheffield in Climb Magazine... read more

BAF-logo 20th Nov 2011 ShaFF presents Like A Lion, Climb Magazine

Like A Lion – 90mins the true story of legendary skier Tanner Hall an Eric Iberg film A documentary feature film about the winningest and most controversial skier of the last decade, LIKE A LION tells a tremendous...

BAF-logo 16th Nov 2011 Descent magazine

Thanks to caving magazine Descent for giving ShAFF a shout on their website and in the December issue.  Keep an eye out for details of caving showings.