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Reel Paddling films at Creekside this Saturday

The Reel Paddling Film Festival is an international film tour presenting the world’s best whitewater, sea kayaking, canoeing, SUP and kayak fishing action and paddling lifestyle films of the year on screens in 100-plus cities across the United States, Canada, United Kingdom and Europe.

It's at Creekside Theatre in Lake Country Saturday, April 27 starting at 7 p.m.

With over 25 inspiring paddling films short-listed for the World Tour, including the 10 festival category winners, audiences can expect to see stand-up paddle surfing, hairy whitewater action, sea kayakers exploring remote coastlines, headwaters canoe expeditions, international river travel films, motivating environmental documentaries, grueling kayak fishing battles and hilarious short films capturing the lighter side of paddling life.

With your $10 ticket ($12 cash at the door) to the Reel Paddling Film Festival screening you can enter the Yakima Take It Easy Sweepstakes for a chance to win a complete base rack package. You also receive free digital subscriptions to RapidAdventure KayakCanoeroots and Kayak Angler magazines, a $39 value.

Audiences can expect to see these great films: Rock the Boat—Saving America’s Wildest River where a local boater insists on seeing the L.A. River as a river again causing a local controversy that takes on national proportions; Two friends on a quest to travel the ultimate river by any means possible in Go Ganges! find epic adventure on the holy and polluted Ganges; That First Glide is a documentary that traces standup paddling’s deep roots in early Polynesian and Hawaiian history and how it is rapidly expanding today; and Huck as it explores what it means to kayak off big waterfalls, considering both the risk and rewards of a life driven by freefall.

The Reel Paddling Film Festival World Tour is produced by Rapid Media and presented in Kelowna by True Outdoors and Kelowna Canoe & Kayak Club.

For tickets and information visit True Outdoors online at trueoutdoors.ca or call Ken Malenstyn at True Outdoors, 604-313-9505, ken@trueoutdoors.ca.

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