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Opening Night
Feature Film – The Summit

Saturday, October 26, 2013 - 7:30 p.m. - SOLD OUT
Eric Harvie Theatre

Opening Night Feature Film – The Summit

From the film The Summit

The Summit
(2013, Ireland, 95 min)
Director and Producer: Nick Ryan*
Executive Producers: Pat Falvey, John Battsek, Darrell Kavanagh and John McDonnell
Production Company: Image Now Films
Featured in film: Cecilie Skog*

In August 2008, 18 climbers reached the summit of K2. Forty-eight hours later, 11 people were dead. What happened on that fateful day has never been fully resolved. The Summit  uses found footage, realistic reenactments, and interviews with survivors, as it zigzags back and forth in time, interweaving multiple narrative threads to piece together one of the deadliest days in mountain-climbing history. Through breathtaking cinematography, director Nick Ryan creates a tension-filled experience that will have you on the edge of your seat. 

Director Nick Ryan and Festival speaker Cecilie Skog in attendance.
The Summit - Trailer

9:35 P.M. (BREAK, 20 MIN)

Mission Antarctic
(2013, France, 37 min), N. AMERICAN PREMIERE
Director: Guido Perrini
Producer: Xavier de Le Rue, Matthieu Giraud
Production Company: TimeLine Films, Camp 4 Collective  

Xavier de Le Rue’s trip of a lifetime transports him and his crew into a magic kingdom of ice and snow. Striking cinematography and unique perspectives enhance the extreme lines that they tackle on each isolated slope.
Mission Antarctic - Trailer 

*in person

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