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Since 2006, the Reel Paddling Film Festival World Tour has been showcasing the very best paddling films. The World Tour screens in more than 120 cities around the world. Join us for this year's best paddling films. You'll be inspired to explore rivers, lakes and oceans, push extremes, embrace the paddling lifestyle and appreciate the wild places.


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2016 Winners

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2016 Shortlist

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  • Enjoy the Show
    Attend any of the 120+ screenings of the Reel Paddling Film Festival. Enjoy the year's best paddling films.
     
     
  • Select Your Favorite
    Find on the back cover of the World Tour Program the Bending Branches People’s Choice Award ballot.
     
     
  • Cast Your Vote
    Complete the ballot with your favorite film. Drop the completed form in the ballot boxes provided by your host.
     
     
  • Enjoy the Films
    Attend any of the 120+ screenings of the Reel Paddling Film Festival. Enjoy the year's best paddling films.
     
     
  • Complete the Ballot
    Find on the back cover of the World Tour Program the Bending Branches Trusted Paddles Sweepstakes entry form.
     
     
  • Enter to Win
    Complete the contest entry form and drop it in the ballot boxes provided by your host. Full contest rules available here.
     
     
  • Enjoy the Films
    Attend any of the 120+ screenings of the Reel Paddling Film Festival. Enjoy the year's best paddling films.
     
     
  • Select a Magazine or Get All Four
    Find on the back cover of the World Tour Program your subscription form for free one-year digital subscriptions to Rapid, Adventure Kayak, Canoeroots and Kayak Angler magazines (value $47.80).
     
     
  • Read Free for a Year
    Complete the form and drop it in the ballot boxes provided by your host. We’ll notify you once activated. Then log in to enjoy the magazines on your iPad, Android or desktop. Paddle forever.
     
     

Tour Schedule

Find a World Tour screening near you. Buy tickets. Meet up with friends. Enjoy films. Turn to anyone in the theatre for a high-five and we guarantee you that, no matter what city you’re in, no one there will leave you hanging.
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