Short documentary film ‘Chasing Reality’


‘Chasing Reality’ film shows the weird, funny, grungy side of storm chasing

WINNER, BEST DOCUMENTARY, 2011 MELBOURNE INDEPENDENT FILMMAKERS FESTIVAL

OFFICIAL SELECTION, 2012 BARE BONES INTERNATIONAL FILM & MUSIC FESTIVAL

'Chasing Reality' movie poster

Movie poster for Chris Kridler’s documentary ‘Chasing Reality’

Bare Bones International Film & Music Festival Official SelectionStorm chasing is portrayed as an extreme sport on television, but the reality is dramatically different. In Chris Kridler’s short documentary “Chasing Reality,” storm chasers talk about life on the road, their peculiar relationship with their cars, and the frustration, smells and miles that go into those few moments of seeing a tornado.

Chris Kridler, a storm chaser since 1997, interviews chasers about their bizarre, humorous and mundane experiences against the backdrop of a typical chase day. Her documentary account, which she also narrates, is illustrated by the rapturous beauty of the Plains and intense moments confronting nature’s violence in Tornado Alley.