Climb the World - Mixed Films

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A female climber hanging over a cliff

Image from the film The Big Bang by David Petts

Climb the World – Short Films

63 minutes – 3 films – Climbing
Nov 1 – Nov 8 - $10 CAD

Gear up and tie in for three stories of personal climbing goals.  Whether it’s a scary 9a in North Wales, a first female ascent in The Alps, or a life-long commitment to establishing one of Spain’s most iconic climbing crags, the belay is on. Climb when ready!
 

Program subject to change.

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A female athlete is climbing up the wall.

The Big Bang

28 Mins

In 2017 Emma Twyford walked across a rocky outcrop towards the historical crag of Lower Pen Twyrn with the sole intention to “have a play and see what 9a feels like”. Follow Emma on this ambitious journey to becoming one of the most respected climbers in UK.

Premiere: 
North American Premiere
Year: 
2019
Country: 
United Kingdom
Producer: 
David Petts
Has subtitles: 
No

The Great Milestone

12 Mins

A well-to-do mountaineer’s hobby is reaching the summits of the highest mountains. He has one last goal to complete this special collection: that impossible summit, the one he is determined to climb, whatever it takes. Meanwhile his wife, bored of waiting for her husband to return from his excitement-packed mountain escapades, decides to take matters into her own hands.

Premiere: 
North American Premiere
Year: 
2020
Country: 
Spain
Director: 
Ignasi López Fàbregas
Producer: 
Ana Benigna Vega Pérez
Has subtitles: 
Yes
Image from the film Ten Thousand Bolts

Ten Thousand Bolts

17 Mins

10,000 Bolts is a short film about Toni Arbones, a professional rock climber and route bolter who, over the course of 30 years, has single-handedly turned Siurana, Spain into one of the most popular rock climbing areas in all of Europe. Bolting is an often overlooked process, integral to climbing and considered by climbers to be a unique art form. It is a craft that Toni has dedicated his life to perfecting.

Premiere: 
World Premiere
Year: 
2020
Country: 
United States
Director: 
Ashley Benzwie, Alex Levin, Duncan Sullivan
Producer: 
Alex Levin, Trevor Martin, Duncan Sullivan
Has subtitles: 
Yes