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Get Set for This Year’s Adventure Travel Film Festival

The following information is published here from Wanderlust.

Escape the confines of a dark, dingy cinema this summer and travel to Devon for an alternative, thrill-seeking movie-watching experience

The Adventure Travel Film Festival will be screening some of the finest travel films this June against the picturesque backdrop of Appledore, Devon. Curated by film-maker Austin Vince and travel author Lois Pryce, the festival will host a weekend of camping, outdoor activities and inspirational travel cinema.

Spanning the last 70 years, the films screening at the festival cover every continent and all modes of transport, from buses to canoes.

Amongst them is the 1958 Oxford and Cambridge expedition to Singapore First Overland and, more recently, The Yenisey River, which documents the endeavours of Colin Angus’ watery adventure through Mongolia and Siberia.

Festival goers are encouraged to make the most of their glorious surroundings with optional organised activities and courses such as climbing, abseiling, water-skiing, bush-craft courses and film-making courses.

Also scheduled for the festival – not for the faint-hearted or those with a weak stomach – is the famous Roadkill Cook-out. The Vintage Movie Bus will also be rolling in on the Sunday for a four-hour screening of classic British transport films.

The festival is taking place from June 3-5 2011, with weekend tickets priced at £55 which includes camping. There are also plenty of local B&Bs in the area for those who prefer the comfort of a bed.

For more information on the festival visit http://www.wanderlust.co.uk/misc/filmfestival

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