Breaking Trail had its World Premiere at the Banff Mountain Film Fest in November 2021. All screenings will be posted below as they are made public. If you’d like to host your own screening please contact Clare Kuntz @

Breaking Trail is not yet available to stream though upcoming festivals may offer a window to stream that coincides with the in-person festival dates, those will be noted below.

WORLD PREMIERE – 2021 Banff Mountain Film Fest

WINNER – 2022 Vancouver International Mountain Film Fest | Best Mountain Culture Film

WINNER – 2022 Environmental Film Festival | Eric Moe Best Short Film Award

WINNER – 2022 Frozen River Film Festival | Best Short Film

WINNER – 2022 Boulder International Film Festival | Best Short Film – People’s Choice

WINNER – 2022 Cleveland International Film Festival | Best Short Film With The Biggest Heart and Strongest Spirit

Emily Ford sets out with a borrowed Alaskan Husky sled dog to hike the entire 1200-mile Ice Age Trail in winter in subzero temperatures, the first woman and person of color to attempt this challenge.

Upcoming Screenings

4.23.22 | Winston-Salem, NC

River Run Film Festival
1533 SOUTH MAIN ST. Winston-Salem NC
UNCSA GOLD Theater, 12:30p
Virtual streaming option through 4.30.22

5.12.22 | Dallas, TX

EarthxFilm Festival

5.15.22 | Minneapolis, MN

Minneapolis St. Paul International Film Festival
St. Anthony Main Theaters
Sunday, May 15th at 4:45p
Ticketing/Streaming Here

5.18.22 | Martha’s Vineyard, MA

Martha’s Vineyard Film Festival

5.27.22 | Telluride, CO


Past Screenings

11.7.21 | Banff, Canada

Banff Mountain Film & Book Festival | Emily Ford & Director Jesse Roesler Attending
Banff, Alberta
Sunday, November 7th @ 2:30p Banff Centre (Peaks and Valleys Program)
– available to stream virtually October 30th – November 7th

11.20.21 & 11.21.21 | Grand Marais, MN

Winterer’s Gathering Arctic Film Festival
Grand Marais, Minnesota (Free tickets now available – follow link below and register via Eventbrite)
Saturday, November 20th @ 9a
Sunday, November 21st @ 1:45p

12.2.21 | Marine On St. Croix, MN

Marine Film Society | Director Jesse Roesler Attending
Marine On St. Croix, Minnesota (Marine Village Hall,121 Judd Street)
Thursday, December 2nd @  7p

12.4.21 | Minneapolis, MN

Banff World Tour @ University of Minnesota Twin Cities | Emily Ford Attending
Wiley Hall Auditorium @ 225 S 19th Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55455 (Hosted by Midwest Mountaineering)
Saturday, December 4th @  7p

12.7.21 | Eau Claire, WI

Banff World Tour @ Pablo Center in Eau Claire, WI | Director Jesse Roesler Attending
128 Graham Ave, Eau Claire, WI 54701 (Hosted by Ruffed Grouse Society)
Monday, December 7th @  7p

12.16.21 | Saint Paul, MN

Fjallraven In-Store Screening @ St Paul, MN | Emily Ford & Director Jesse Roesler Attending
797 Grand Ave, St Paul, MN 55105
Thursday, December 16th @  7p
Free Screening – Reserve Your Spot Here

1.7.22 | Duluth, MN

Banff World Tour @ Duluth Entertainment Convention Center
350 Harbor Dr, Duluth, MN 55802
Friday, January 7th @  7p

2.1.22 | Minneapolis, MN

Great Northern Festival | Emily Ford & Director Jesse Roesler Attending
4814 Chicago AvenueMinneapolis, MN
Tuesday, February 1st @  7p

2.4.22 | Duluth, MN

Winter Bike Week at Zeitgest Cinema | Emily Ford Attending
222 E Superior St, Duluth, MN 55802
Fri, Feb 4 @ 7:30 pm

2.7.22 & 2.8.22 | Madison, WI

Tales From Planet Earth Film Series | Emily Ford Attending
UW South Madison Partnership, 2238 S Park St. Madison
Mon, Feb 7 @ 7 pm

UW South Madison Partnership, 2238 S Park St. Madison
Tues, Feb 8 @ 7 pm

2.13.22 | Winona, MN

Frozen River Film Festival
Winona, MN
Sunday, Feb 13 @ 1p

3.4.22 | Vancouver, BC (in-person + streaming)

Vancouver International Mountain Film Festival
Kay Meek Arts Centre, 1700 Mathers Ave, West, Vancouver, BC
Friday, March 4th @ 7:30p

Streaming Option 2.25.22-3.27.22

3.5.22 | Boulder, CO

Boulder International Film Festival
Adventure Pavillion
Saturday, March 5th @ TBD

3.17.22 | Washington D.C. (streaming with special program with Q&A)

Environmental Film Festival in the Nation’s Capital
March 17th-March 27th streaming

3.25.22 | Sebastopol, CA (in-person + streaming)

Sebastopol Documentary Film Festival
Little Red Hen – SCA (in-person screening)
Friday, March 25, 2022 7:30 PM PDT | Streaming online 3.28-4.4

4.6.22 | Cleveland, OH (in-person + streaming)

Cleveland International Film Festival
Allen Theater
Wednesday, April 06, 2022 at 11:50 AM | Streaming online 4.10-4.17

4.7.22 | Madison, WI 

Banff Mountain Film Fest World Tour
Overture Center For The Arts (presented by Fjallraven)

4.7.22 | Palm Springs, CA

American Documentary and Animation Film Festival
April 7, 1:30 pm

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