Montpellier: what not to miss during the What a trip adventure festival

Montpellier: what not to miss during the What a trip adventure festival

The international adventure travel film festival opens its village in Le Peyrou this Thursday evening at 6:30 p.m. and all weekend at the Salle Rabelais for the screening of films outside and in competition. The must-sees not to be missed.

The 6th edition of the international adventure travel film festival What a trip opens the doors of its village this Thursday at 6:30 p.m. for the inaugural evening and a free concert which will follow with Rachel Ratsizafy’s Gospel Movement (RRGM).

It is from Friday that the screenings of the various films outside and in competition will begin, in total 21 nuggets to discover. The sessions will be followed by discussions with the protagonists and directors. Exhibitions, conferences, workshops and concerts will punctuate these three days of escape.

This year the jury to reward the best productions is made up of Grégoire Eloy (photographer) at the presidency with Maëlle Mietton (Un si grand soleil), Dadou (designer), Violette Duval (A Lifetime Journey with Fibromyalgia) and Nathan Paulin (tightrope walker).

Friday day

At 11.30 am meeting and signing with the guest of honor of the festival Antoine de Maximy, the famous backpacker who sleeps with others (also Saturday and Sunday at 11.30 am). Throughout the day at the end of each film session in Rabelais (or the next day depending on the schedule), meetings are organized with the adventurers at the Peyrou base camp. In particular Laurent Ballesta for Méditerranée, the submerged face of volcanoes at 4 p.m. (film screened this Thursday at 7 p.m. in Rabelais).

  • 10 a.m. Pierre and Thibault Dufour for Into the ride (film favorite Thursday at 3:30 p.m.)
  • 10.30 a.m. Sophie and Jeremy for Alaska Patagonia the great crossing (film favorite Thursday at 2 p.m.)
  • 11 a.m. Pelletier Florence and Caroline Cote – Crossing (Film Thursday 9 p.m.)
  • 12:30 p.m. Robert Pauline and Declercq Alice – Aïto Harmonia (Film Thursday at 6 p.m.)
  • 1:30 p.m. Océane le pape and Louise Roussel – Escape (film at 11 a.m.)
  • 3 p.m. Dawa and Anne Sherpa – 300km to Everest (Film at 1 p.m.)
  • 6 p.m. Solen Desbois – Cap Fantastic (film at 2:30 p.m.)
  • 6:30 p.m. Alizée and Jerome Audoux – baby from the Peaks (Film at 4 p.m.)

From 7 p.m. to 10:30 p.m., concert at Le Peyrou with Cocktail Flamenco, Guts DJ Set (entry with free ticket office, 4000 people).

Saturday day

Meetings with the directors (in the village of Peyrou) with:

  • 11 a.m. Milan Bilhlmann Compostela without luggage On the march to freedom (Film Friday 7:30 p.m.),
  • at 12:30 p.m. Sophie Bachelier Yancouba of SOS Méditerranée for Tilo Koto (Film on Friday at 6 p.m.),
  • 1 p.m. Stéphane Dugast for Odysée Blanche (Film on Fridays at 9 p.m.),
  • 15h Olivia et Yves Chaloin (Film Push Bush13h),
  • 5:30 p.m. Remy and Gwen and Nais – Naïs in the Land of Wolves (Film at 2 p.m.),
  • 7 p.m. Mathieu Lelay – Yukon a white dream (Film at 5 p.m.).

Saturday evening at 7 p.m., concert by Marianne Aya Omac and Mao’s choirs and at 9 p.m. La Cumbiamba.

Sunday day

  • 11 a.m. Caroline Riegel – Zanskar, the promises of winter (Film Saturday at 9 p.m.)
  • 1 p.m. Hervé Pfister and Fabien Favre – Un monde sous vide (Film at 11 a.m.)
  • 2:45 p.m. Vincent and Julie Kronental – In the eyes of ( Film à 13h )

At the Salle Rabelais at 3 p.m., free drawn concert “Tracer la route” followed by the closing ceremony and Awards with elected officials and partners, adventurers and juries.

The village will close at 4 p.m.

A series of 18 photography exhibitions to discover in historic places in Montpellier and its metropolis.

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