The Faction Collective’s third feature film uncovers the foundations of freeskiing as seen by the current generation of skiers. From the caves of the Dolomites to the nightscapes of Ruka and the mythic peaks surrounding Verbier, “Roots” takes us on a journey through the vibrant spectrum of freeskiing. In co-production with Red Bull Media House.
In Association with 1% for the Planet and Climate Partners, “Roots” is a Climate Neutral film.
Alex Hall, Alexis Ghisleni, Antti Ollila, Astrid Cheylus, Bella Bacon, Ben Buratti, Blake Wilson, Cody Cirillo, Daniel Hanka, Duncan Adams, Elisabeth Gerritzen, Kadi Gomis, Mac Forehand, Margaux Hackett, Markus Fohr, Matěj Švancer, Mathilde Gremaud, Micah Evangelista, Sam Anthamatten, Sandra Eie, Sarah Hoefflin, Simon Charrière, Sophia Rouches, Tim McChesney, Tim Sivignon & Yann Rausis
Directed by: Etienne Mérel
Produced by: Tim Harty
Executive Producers: Alex Hoye & Florian Moser
A Production by Bluemax Media
Principal Cinematography: Etienne Mérel, Julien Eustache, Jasper Newton & Tyler Hamlett
Aerial Cinematography: Stephane Guigné, Nicolas Roubin, JC Lelard, Geoffrey Le Moal
Supported by: GoPro, Julbo Eyewear & CAST Touring