Duration: 7 minutes
Country: United Kingdom
Website: Chasing the Sublime
SYNOPSIS: Why do we put ourselves into 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? Follow the originators of The Outdoor Swimming Society, “swim twins” Kate Rew and Kari Furre, in this hauntingly beautiful glimpse at the physicality of UK cold water swimming, as two friends set out to chase the sublime.
DIRECTOR: Amanda Bluglass
DIRECTOR BIO: Amanda Bluglass is a British former-newshound turned film-maker whose work has featured on the BBC, the Oprah Winfrey Network, Channel 4, Huffington Post and The Atlantic. She’s worked commercially with clients as varied as NASA, the London Olympics, Samsung and Etsy. Her work is characterized by keen storytelling, great sound design and beautiful cinematography.