On 7/23/83, Air Canada Flight 143 ran out of fuel in mid-air. The pilots decided to make an emergency landing on an inactive Air Force base in Gimli, Manitoba, but they didn’t know that the runway had been converted to a go-kart race track. Don’t worry, it ends well.
Legendary skateboarder Tony Hawk pulled off a crazy trick that seemed to defy gravity – as he zipped through a custom built obstacle that formed a horizontal loop. Of course, the attempt was not without a few painful failures.
(PG-13) Terry Ziegelman’s short film takes us inside the world of a man with a mundane desk job who meets with an untimely end, yet nobody seems to notice. We’re a little concerned about the “Inspired by Actual Events” title at the beginning though.