Chasing The Sublime Short Film


Why do we put ourselves in the path of discomfort and risk? What drives us to get too cold and too tired, to battle with fear, in the name of adventure? A mesmeric glimpse of the physicality of cold water swimming in pursuit of the sublime. 

The Outdoor Swimming Society in association with Alpkit, with Red Moon Cruises, Akur Capital, Dryrobe and Aquatica Digital

Director: Amanda Bluglass
Director of Photography: Danny Cooke
Underwater Photography: Neil Hope & Danny Cooke
Editor: Michael Clark 
Words and narration: Kate Rew
Swimmers: Kate Rew and Kari Furre

Official Selection: Vancouver International Women in Film Festival 2019
Official Selection: Four Seasons Film Festival 2019
Official Selection: Sheffield Adventure Film Festival 2019 
Official Selection: BMC Women in Adventure Competition 2019