In 2012 Westword reported on the award-winning arty adventure films from the Carbondale-based collective of filmmakers known as Forge Motion Pictures nearly a dozen times -- they just might be the hardest working film team in Colorado -- and the crew is kicking off 2013 with a splash: over the weekend directors Anson Fogel and Skip Armstrong released a teaser for Cascada, a documentary of their paddling journey through Mexico in search of epic waterfalls worth risking life, limb, and kayak over.
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Cascada, which continues Forge Motion Pictures' collaboration with NRS Films, will be released in full online on January 14, when we'll also catch up with the directors for a Show and Tell Q&A about the new film and the rest of their 2013 plans.
In the meantime, enjoy the trailer and this quick blurb via Vimeo.com:
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Tangled vines. Endless rain. Dodgy hotel rooms. Mud. Biting flies. Aggressive viruses...Perfection.
Is this a vacation? Erik Boomer, Tyler Bradt, Galen Volckhausen, Tim Kemple, Anson Fogel, Blake Hendrix and Skip Armstrong hunt the remote Mexican jungle for the perfect waterfall...and the perfect shot. Paddler and cinematographer alike, we explore a world that is the beating heart of the river.