New Realities / World premiere

Desert Runners

  • Jennifer Steinman /
  • USA /
  • 2013 /
  • 91 mins

Documentary / English

Fancy racing 250km on foot? Across a desert? Four times?


Jennifer Steinman

Jennifer Steinman has over 15 years experience in television and filmmaking. She began her career as a staff Editor at CBS. Her work has aired nationally on PBS, The Discovery Channel, National Geographic Channel, Sundance Channel and other networks. Her films have been accepted into major film festivals including SXSW, Rotterdam and Sundance. Steinman won a Telly Award and has been nominated for an Emmy Award for Outstanding Achievement in Editing. She directed, produced and edited the feature-length documentary film Motherland (2009).

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  • #1 Iain Leheny / Saturday 22 June, 2013 / 18:46 GMT

    Absolutely outstanding, this is my film of the festival so far. One of the most inspiring films I can ever remember seeing, plus I cried a fair few times as well. Can't recommend this highly enough. These people are incredible. Crazy, but incredible.

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