Faction Skis’ third feature film uncovers the foundations of freeskiing as seen by the current generation of skiers. From the caves of the Italian Dolomites to the nightscapes of Ruka, Finland and the mythic peaks surrounding Verbier, Switzerland, Roots takes you on a journey through the vibrant spectrum of freeskiing.
Film Premieres & Tickets:
In Association with 1% for the Planet.
Starring: Alex Hall, Alexis Ghisleni, Antti Ollila, Astrid Cheylus, Bella Bacon, Ben Buratti, Blake Wilson, Cody Cirillo, Daniel Hanka, Duncan Adams, Elisabeth Gerritzen, Kadi Gomis, Mac Forehand, Margaux Hackett, Markus Fohr, Matěj Švancer, Mathilde Gremaud, Micah Evangelista, Sam Anthamatten, Sandra Eie, Sarah Hoefflin, Simon Charrière, Sophia Rouches, Tim McChesney, Tim Sivignon & Yann Rausis
A production by Bluemax Media, in co-production with Red Bull Media House.
Directed by: Etienne Mérel
Produced by: Tim Harty
Executive Produced by: Alex Hoye & Florian Moser
Principal Cinematography by: Etienne Mérel, Julien Eustache, Jasper Newton & Tyler Hamlett
Aerial Cinematography by: Stephane Guigné, Nicolas Roubin, JC Lelard, Geoffrey Le Moal
Cover Photo by: Ruedi Fluck
Supported by: GoPro, Julbo Eyewear & CAST Touring
Shot on location: Wyoming, USA; Ruka, Finland; Verbier, Switzerland; Mt. Baker, USA; Corvatsch, Switzerland; Dolomites, Italy; Crans Montana, Switzerland.
Song: "6's to 9's" by Big Wild