Have you seen any good outdoors films lately? Here’s a little something: “Paddling in Spite of the Ordinary” explores spirituality and life balance through water sports. The documentary reveals a woman breaking paddling boundaries yet grounding herself in the commonplace and everyday. “Paddling in Spite of the Ordinary” delves into the shifting paradigms in the …

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The documentary Walking the Camino: Six Ways to Santiago beautifully illustrates this interesting, quintessentially human desire to explore the world while exploring the soul. The film follows six individuals the 780 kilometers (nearly 500 miles) from St Jean Pied de Port, located on the French side of the Pyrenees, across the Spanish frontier to the cathedral of Santiago de Compostela.

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De Passage is Reef’s latest release, and from start to finish it’s pretty mesmerizing. Granted, once again, the women surfers are relegated to their own special section (see “Les Femmes” at 10:15), but, regardless, Alana Blanchard, Tia Blanco, Paige Maddison, and Courtney Eaton are seriously ripping. Watch this for them.

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eet the Pink Helmet Posse: Bella, Relz, and Sierra. These six-year-old girls are crushing gender stereotypes at their local skate park in San Diego, California, where they pop ollies and ride half pipes while decked out in tutus and fairy wings and–of course–bright pink helmets. They’re also the stars of ‘Gnarly in Pink,’ a documentary …

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MAKERS: Women Who Make America is a digital and broadcast initiative aiming to make available the inspiring stories of women pioneers. An ongoing project made possible by PBS and AOL, the online platform aims to serve as a continually-updated digital archive of female groundbreakers, trailblazers, and visionaries. The site bills itself as “the largest collection …

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[dropcap size=small]W[/dropcap]e don’t have a review of Maidentrip (because we haven’t seen it yet), but I’ve been wanting to learn more about this adventurous girl, Laura Dekker, who controversially set out to sail around the world–alone–at just fourteen years old. Her voyage takes two years, and she documents the trip (including stops in the Galapagos Islands, …

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[dropcap size=small]I[/dropcap]n the investigative documentary film, The Invisible War, Kori Ricoh describes, in horrific, heart-wrenching detail, a violent encounter with an enemy while serving in the Coast Guard. “He screamed at me, and he made me come in, and he grabbed my arm,” she says, sobbing, “And he raped me in his berthing area.” The …

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