First published on 7 Jun 2012. Updated on 19 Jun 2012.
On Sundays and Mondays for five consecutive months, selected Hoyts and Event cinemas will screen the best action sports films of 2012, featuring a host of sports stars from Kelly Slater to skier Russ Henshaw.
The 12 films will each get a two-week run, providing multiple chances to see surf, snow, water sports and mountain bikes on the big screen. We’ve picked three highlights for your calendar:
Strength in Numbers: This bike flick features a league of hotshot cyclists including Danny Macaskill and chronicles mountain-bike culture around the world. Opens July 15.
White Silk Road: Australia’s best snowboarders tackle the treacherous snow-capped mountains of
Afghanistan. Opens July 29.
El Mar, Mi Alma: An exploration of the role of the sea in Chilean culture, this one promises insights, lush photography, and heart-in-mouth surfing. Opens August 12.
The Sessions Series screens Jun 24-Nov 18 at selected Hoyts and Event cinemas.