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Why We Run

South Africa, 6 minutes, 2013
Directed by Dean Leslie
Screening: Trail Running Show, Sat Feb 8 @ 7:30pm (doors 6:30pm)
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Bernd Heinrich, a retired Professor, lives in a log cabin in the woods of Western Maine.

Bernd Heinrich is a retired Professor living in a log cabin in the woods of Western Maine. He has held numerous running records throughout his life and has committed much of his time to the study of the natural world. "Why We Run" looks back at this man’s incredible life, his achievements, the lessons he has learned, and what we can possibly learn from him.

Dean Leslie is a South African Filmmaker and Co-Owner of Cape Town based independent film production company, The African Attachment. His work has been showcased around the globe and he has experience on a wide range of local and international productions having worked as a producer, director, cinematographer, photographer and editor.

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