Sasha DiGiulian – and Films

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Sasha DiGiulian has spent her life on rock. Climbing since the age of six, she now has a long list of accomplishments to her name including Best Female Overall at the World Championships. She’s the first North American woman to climb 5.14d, has completed groundbreaking multi-pitch routes, and has accomplished over 30 first female ascents. Recently she completed the “Canadian Trilogy” – ascents of Castle Mountain, Mount Louis, and Mount Yamnuska, all 5.14 big walls in the Canadian Rockies.

The World Premiere of the film The Trilogy will be followed by an on stage interview with Sasha Digiulian, filmmaker Tommy Joyce, and Meghan Ward.

Presentation followed by Festival films.

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The Trilogy

30 Mins

Sasha DiGiulian does the first female ascent of three 5.14 routes up big walls established by Sonnie Trotter in the Canadian Rockies.

​​​​​​​*in person attendance

Premiere: 
World Premiere
Year: 
2019
Country: 
United States
Director: 
Tommy Joyce*
Producer: 
Sasha DiGiulian*
Has subtitles: 
No

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Safe Haven

8 Mins

Founded on the belief that everyone is welcome, Memphis Rox opened a climbing gym to challenge stereotypes and be at the center of the city's revitalization.

​​​​​​​*in person attendance

Premiere: 
Canadian Premiere
Year: 
2018
Country: 
United States
Director: 
Tim Kressin*
Producer: 
Davis Goslin*
Production Company: 
Wondercamp
Has subtitles: 
No
Image from the film Camel Finds Water

Camel Finds Water

8 Mins

Trevor found the hull of an abandoned fishing boat in a field. He brought it home and built it back to a sea-worthy state over the course of a summer. Then, he took it on its maiden voyage to British Columbia in search of waves.

*in person attendance

Premiere: 
Canadian Premiere
Year: 
2019
Country: 
United States
Director: 
Ian Durkin*
Producer: 
Trevor Gordon, Ian Durkin
Has subtitles: 
No
Image from the film This Land

This Land

18 Mins

Runner and advocate Faith E. Briggs used to run through the streets of Brooklyn every morning. Now she’s running 240 kilometres through three National Monuments that lie in the thick of the controversy around US public lands.

​​​​​​​*in person attendance

Premiere: 
World Premiere
Year: 
2019
Country: 
United States
Director: 
Whitney Hassett*, Chelsea Jolly*
Producer: 
Faith E. Briggs*
Has subtitles: 
No
Image from the film Electric Greg

Electric Greg

20 Mins

Record-breaking mountain endurance athlete, Greg Hill*, has seen the affects of climate change first-hand and came to realize the way he was approaching the mountains was only making the problem worse. So he changed his approach and set out to climb 100 peaks without burning any fossil fuels. But the question is: will it make a difference?

*in person attendance

Premiere: 
World Premiere
Year: 
2019
Country: 
Canada
Director: 
Anthony Bonello*
Producer: 
Anthony Bonello*, Mike Douglas*
Has subtitles: 
No
Image from the film Beneath the Ice

Beneath the Ice

16 Mins

Canadian Will Gadd uses his unparalleled ice climbing skills and knowledge to lead a scientific expedition into uncharted territory inside of the Greenland ice sheet.

Year: 
2019
Country: 
Canada
Producer: 
Will Gadd
Has subtitles: 
No