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Mountainfilm: Pushing the Boundaries of Filmmaking

Waves break at the base of rugged cliffs on the island of Mallorca, where the climbing film <i>Psicobloc</i> was shot.
Waves break at the base of rugged cliffs on the island of Mallorca, where the climbing film Psicobloc was shot.

NPR's Alex Chadwick reports on the action sports films featured at the Mountainfilm festival in Telluride, Colo., and how they are helping to broaden to the appeal of various "extreme" sports -- and taking the craft of filmmaking to new levels as well.

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Alex Chadwick
For more than 30 years, Alex Chadwick has been bringing the world to NPR listeners as an NPR News producer, program host and currently senior correspondent. He's reported from every continent except Antarctica.