Filmography

Chris McNamara

9 films

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  • Documentary / Climbing Journal

    The sharp end Vod

    The sharp end

    Peter Mortimer (2007)

    "The Sharp End" showcases the climbers who risk everything to do the world's most dangerous and committing climbs. Run-out traditional routes, scary highball boulder problems, ice-covered alpine walls and all-or-nothing free-solo ascents are all part of the game. The film features Alex Honnold, Dean Potter, Mike Patz, Steph Davis, Tommy Caldwell, Jonny Copp, Lisa Rands and many more.

    USA / 64 min

    The sharp end

    Peter Mortimer, Nick Rosen

    • 2007
    • USA
    • 64 min
    "The Sharp End" showcases the climbers who risk everything to do the world's most dangerous and committing climbs. Run-out traditional routes, scary highball boulder problems, ice-covered alpine walls and all-or-nothing free-solo ascents are all part of the game. The film features Alex Honnold, Dean Potter, Mike Patz, Steph Davis, Tommy Caldwell, Jonny Copp, Lisa Rands and many more.

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  • Documentary / Climbing Journal

    Wampler's ascent

    Elizabeth Wampler (2013)

    All people face challenges throughout their life and this is an unprecedented look at one man's journey of terror and sheer will to overcome all odds as he try's to concur one of the biggest human feats of ever attempted.

    USA / 76 min

    Wampler's ascent

    Elizabeth Wampler

    • 2013
    • USA
    • 76 min
    All people face challenges throughout their life and this is an unprecedented look at one man's journey of terror and sheer will to overcome all odds as he try's to concur one of the biggest human feats of ever attempted.

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  • Documentary / Climbing Journal

    Assault on el Capitan

    Jeff Vargen (2013)

    The story of Wings of Steel is part legend and part myth. The first ascent team spent 39 days climbing the controversial route. The result - death threats, physical assaults and a slander campaign that polarized the climbing community for over 30 years.

    USA / 67 min

    Assault on el Capitan

    Jeff Vargen

    • 2013
    • USA
    • 67 min
    The story of Wings of Steel is part legend and part myth. The first ascent team spent 39 days climbing the controversial route. The result - death threats, physical assaults and a slander campaign that polarized the climbing community for over 30 years.

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  • Documentary / Historical

    Vertical frontier Vod

    Vertical frontier

    Kristi Denton Cohen (2002)

    From John Muir in the 1860s to the super athletes of today, "Vertical Frontier" tells the saga of the free-spirited climbers who were inspired by the big walls of Yosemite. This comprehensive history of Yosemite climbing includes footage from classics such as El Capitan and interviews with dozens of Yosemite personalities such as Long, Bridwell, Steck, Hill, Croft, Robbins, Kauk, Chouinard and Potter. A formidable film -- a great piece of history.

    USA / 90 min

    Vertical frontier

    Kristi Denton Cohen

    • 2002
    • USA
    • 90 min
    From John Muir in the 1860s to the super athletes of today, "Vertical Frontier" tells the saga of the free-spirited climbers who were inspired by the big walls of Yosemite. This comprehensive history of Yosemite climbing includes footage from classics such as El Capitan and interviews with dozens of Yosemite personalities such as Long, Bridwell, Steck, Hill, Croft, Robbins, Kauk, Chouinard and Potter. A formidable film -- a great piece of history.

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  • Documentary / Chronicle

    Secret Yosemite DVD

    Secret Yosemite

    Gareth Harvey (2007)

    Secret Yosemite is a documentary about rock climbing that takes place in El Capitan. It was directed by Gareth Harvey in 2007 and produced by National Geographic. It is a part of the series Into the wilderness. It features Lincoln Else, Chris McNamara, Adrian Esteban, Bob Madgic and Greg Stock.

    USA / 50 min

    Secret Yosemite

    Gareth Harvey

    • 2007
    • USA
    • 50 min
    Secret Yosemite is a documentary about rock climbing that takes place in El Capitan. It was directed by Gareth Harvey in 2007 and produced by National Geographic. It is a part of the series Into the wilderness. It features Lincoln Else, Chris McNamara, Adrian Esteban, Bob Madgic and Greg Stock.

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  • Documentary / Chronicle

    Race for the nose

    Peter Mortimer (2011)

    Race for the nose is a documentary about rock climbing that takes place in El Capitan. It was directed by Nick Rosen in 2011 and produced by Sender Films. It is a part of the series Reel Rock 2011 (Reel Rock 6). It features Dean Potter, Sean 'Stanley' Leary, Hans Florine, Alexander Huber, Thomas Huber, Yuji Hirayama and others.

    USA / 21 min

    Race for the nose

    Peter Mortimer, Nick Rosen

    • 2011
    • USA
    • 21 min
    Race for the nose is a documentary about rock climbing that takes place in El Capitan. It was directed by Nick Rosen in 2011 and produced by Sender Films. It is a part of the series Reel Rock 2011 (Reel Rock 6). It features Dean Potter, Sean 'Stanley' Leary, Hans Florine, Alexander Huber, Thomas Huber, Yuji Hirayama and others.

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  • Documentary / Climbing Journal

    Canyon walls Vod

    Canyon walls

    Josh Lowell (2008)

    Canyon walls is a documentary about rock climbing that takes place in North Canyon. It was directed by Josh Lowell in 2008 and produced by Sender Films. It is a part of the series Reel Rock 2010 (Reel Rock 5). It features Tommy Caldwell, Beth Rodden, Chris McNamara and Bert Jones.

    USA / 12 min

    Canyon walls

    Josh Lowell, Peter Mortimer

    • 2008
    • USA
    • 12 min
    Canyon walls is a documentary about rock climbing that takes place in North Canyon. It was directed by Josh Lowell in 2008 and produced by Sender Films. It is a part of the series Reel Rock 2010 (Reel Rock 5). It features Tommy Caldwell, Beth Rodden, Chris McNamara and Bert Jones.

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  • Documentary / Climbing Journal

    Progression Vod

    Progression

    Josh Lowell (2009)

    Progression is a documentary about rock climbing that takes place in Clark Mountain and Oliana. It was directed by Josh Lowell in 2009 and produced by Big Up Productions. It features Chris Sharma, Tommy Caldwell, Kevin Jorgeson, Daniel Woods, Alex Honnold, Adam Ondra and others.

    USA / 88 min

    Progression

    Josh Lowell, Brett Lowell, Cooper Roberts

    • 2009
    • USA
    • 88 min
    Progression is a documentary about rock climbing that takes place in Clark Mountain and Oliana. It was directed by Josh Lowell in 2009 and produced by Big Up Productions. It features Chris Sharma, Tommy Caldwell, Kevin Jorgeson, Daniel Woods, Alex Honnold, Adam Ondra and others.

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  • Documentary / Climbing Journal

    Dosage IV Vod

    Dosage IV

    Josh Lowell (2006)

    Dosage IV is a documentary about rock climbing that takes place in Squamish and Chironico. It was directed by Josh Lowell in 2006 and produced by Big Up Productions. It features Tommy Caldwell, Chris Sharma, Lisa Rands and Dave Graham.

    USA / 80 min

    Dosage IV

    Josh Lowell

    • 2006
    • USA
    • 80 min
    Dosage IV is a documentary about rock climbing that takes place in Squamish and Chironico. It was directed by Josh Lowell in 2006 and produced by Big Up Productions. It features Tommy Caldwell, Chris Sharma, Lisa Rands and Dave Graham.

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    DVD / BLU-RAY Video on Demand

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