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'Desert Runners' will premiere exclusively on DIRECTV November 21 (VIDEO)

By April Neale Nov 12, 2013, 11:42 GMT

'Desert Runners' will premiere exclusively on DIRECTV November 21 (VIDEO)

Desert Runners will premiere exclusively on DIRECTV's Audience Network on November 21 at 8PM ET/PT.

Hamptons International Film Festival Audience Award Winner - Desert Runners - A film by Jennifer Steinman will premiere exclusively on DIRECTV's Audience Network on November 21 at 8PM ET/PT.

The film will also be available on VOD, Amazon and iTUNES on December 10, 2013 through Brainstorm Media/Something to Talk About.

Director Jennifer Steinman’s Desert Runners is an exhilarating and inspirational story of what can happen when a group of ordinary people attempts the extra-ordinary. The film follows a cast of non-professional runners as they attempt to complete the most difficult desert "ultra marathon" series on Earth.

Their intense journey takes them to the driest, windiest, hottest and coldest deserts in the world: the Atacama in Chile, the Gobi in China, the Sahara in Egypt and finally, Antarctica. Along the way, the runners face the thrill of danger, the agony of physical pain and mental defeat, and the emotional victory of crossing the finish line, forever changed from the inside out.

Desert Runners, presented by Brainstorm Media and their "Something to Talk About" documentary brand won Audience Awards at both Vancouver Film Festival and the Hamptons International Film Festival and was awarded Best of the Fest at the Edinburgh Film Festival earlier this year.

Desert Runners Trailer from Jennifer Steinman on Vimeo.

Premieres exclusively on DIRECTV's Audience Network on November 21 at 8PM ET/PT. VOD, Amazon and iTUNES Date: December 10, 2013

Director Jennifer Steinman’s documentary is an exhilarating and inspirational story of what can happen when a group of ordinary people attempts the extra-ordinary. The film follows a cast of non-professional runners as they attempt to complete the most difficult desert "ultra marathon" series on Earth.

Their intense journey takes them to the driest, windiest, hottest and coldest deserts in the world: the Atacama in Chile, the Gobi in China, the Sahara in Egypt and finally, Antarctica. Along the way, the runners face the thrill of danger, the agony of physical pain and mental defeat, and the emotional victory of crossing the finish line, forever changed from the inside out.

Desert Runners, presented by Brainstorm Media and their "Something to Talk About" documentary brand won Audience Awards at both Vancouver Film Festival and the Hamptons International Film Festival and was awarded Best of the Fest at the Edinburgh Film Festival earlier this year.



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