Premiere of Appalachian Trail Film: "Hard Way Home"

hard way homeKori Feener "had me" about 35 seconds into the trailer for her new film -- Hard Way Home -- about her Appalachian Trail thru-hike in 2012.

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As the father of a brilliant but cluelessly beautiful blonde daughter who cheerfully told me she was moving to South Korea to teach English for a year ... I understand what goes through the minds of parents when their irreplaceable "cuddle muffins" say they're going off to hike in the woods -- with strangers -- for six months.

But Hard Way Home isn't about parents. It's about the lessons learned by a 28-year-old, well-educated, articulate lady who, in her words:

Let go of her haunted past by undertaking a daunting challenge: thru-hiking the Appalachian Trail. Presenting herself with a test of physical and mental capabilities, and an opportunity to interact with like-minded travelers, the 6-month journey is sure to have a deep impact on the filmmakers' life.

The movie Hard Way Home is about walking through life and preserving it, while allowing for the continuation of growth and discovery.

World Premier Showing

  • The Virginia Film Festival
  • Friday, November 8th, 2013
  • 4:15 PM
  • Regal 1 Downtown Mall - Charlottesville, VA

At the very least, I believe we should support Kori for her amazing feats: hiking the Appalachian Trail and preserving a few of the lessons she learned along the way for those of us who are never going to hike the Trail ourselves.

Can't make it to Charlottesville, VA, for the premier on Friday, November 8th? We'll try to keep you posted on subsequent screenings.

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About the Author Robert Sutherland:
Robert Sutherland is a travel writer enjoying life. Robert has two adult daughters and six grandchildren.
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