Filmography

Sasha DiGiulian

15 FILMS

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  • Documentary / Climbing Journal

    Break on Through Vod

    Break on Through

    Matty Hong (2017)

    In high-end modern rock climbing, 5.15 is the top of the difficulty scale, a grade achieved by only a few men and never by a woman. Margo Hayes, a little known 19-year-old from Boulder, Colorado, is determined to change that. To be closer to the world’s hardest routes, she has moved to Europe, where she trains and climbs with the goal of succeeding on two of the most iconic 5.15s in France and Spain. But pushing her body and mind to the absolute limit, she risks injury and failure in her quest to be the first.

    USA / 26 min

    Break on Through

    Matty Hong, Peter Mortimer, Nick Rosen

    • 2017
    • USA
    • 26 min
    In high-end modern rock climbing, 5.15 is the top of the difficulty scale, a grade achieved by only a few men and never by a woman. Margo Hayes, a little known 19-year-old from Boulder, Colorado, is determined to change that. To be closer to the world’s hardest routes, she has moved to Europe, where she trains and climbs with the goal of succeeding on two of the most iconic 5.15s in France and Spain. But pushing her body and mind to the absolute limit, she risks injury and failure in her quest to be the first.

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  • Documentary / Portrait

    Young Guns Vod

    Young Guns

    Josh Lowell (2016)

    15-year-old Ashima Shiraishi and 16-year-old Kai Lightner are the leaders of the next generation, already taking the sport to the next level. A trip to Norway puts their skills to the test, and Ashima attempts to make history on a V15 boulder in Japan. The first of the five Reel Rock 11 films.

    USA / 27 min

    Young Guns

    Josh Lowell, Brett Lowell, Nick Rosen, Peter Mortimer

    • 2016
    • USA
    • 27 min
    15-year-old Ashima Shiraishi and 16-year-old Kai Lightner are the leaders of the next generation, already taking the sport to the next level. A trip to Norway puts their skills to the test, and Ashima attempts to make history on a V15 boulder in Japan. The first of the five Reel Rock 11 films.

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  • Documentary / Portrait

    Jenny Lavarda - Il muro le vie, i sogni

    Christian Cinetto (2011)

    Jenny Lavarda is the italian most awarded free climbing champion. In this doc she is struggling to be one of the 8 finalists at the world championship. This competition is specially important to her, because for the first time it is in Italy Jenny's home country.

    Italy / 23 min

    Jenny Lavarda - Il muro le vie, i sogni

    Christian Cinetto

    • 2011
    • Italy
    • 23 min
    Jenny Lavarda is the italian most awarded free climbing champion. In this doc she is struggling to be one of the 8 finalists at the world championship. This competition is specially important to her, because for the first time it is in Italy Jenny's home country.

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  • Documentary / Chronicle

    The search for freedom Vod

    The search for freedom

    Jon Long (2014)

    The story of a cultural revolution fueled by the human desire to live in the moment and do what makes you feel the most alive. We discover how an electrifying new world came about through pure energy and imagination and the infinite possibilities of self-expression available to anyone willing to drop in. This documentary is a visceral, visual experience told through the eyes some of the brightest pioneers, legends, visionaries and champions of surfing, mountain climbing, snowboarding, skiing, skateboarding, mountain biking and more.

    Canada / 92 min

    The search for freedom

    Jon Long

    • 2014
    • Canada
    • 92 min
    The story of a cultural revolution fueled by the human desire to live in the moment and do what makes you feel the most alive. We discover how an electrifying new world came about through pure energy and imagination and the infinite possibilities of self-expression available to anyone willing to drop in. This documentary is a visceral, visual experience told through the eyes some of the brightest pioneers, legends, visionaries and champions of surfing, mountain climbing, snowboarding, skiing, skateboarding, mountain biking and more.

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  • Documentary / Climbing Journal

    Superior Ice Climbing

    Keith Ladzinski (2018)

    Angela VanWiemeersch and Sasha DiGiliuan, two athletes at the top of their respective climbing disciplines, explore the Upper Peninsula of Michigan in search for new ice climbing routes on the shoreline of Lake Superior. Frozen waterfalls on the side of massive sandstone cliffs in Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore offer a variety of climbing possibilities that only a small, but dedicated community regularly visits. Ice climbing in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula is relatively unknown, but the climate, landscape, and geological features make it home to some of the USA’s best. The waterfalls freeze into spectacular ice formations, creating countless climbing routes.

    USA / 14 min

    Superior Ice Climbing

    Keith Ladzinski, Andy Mann

    • 2018
    • USA
    • 14 min
    Angela VanWiemeersch and Sasha DiGiliuan, two athletes at the top of their respective climbing disciplines, explore the Upper Peninsula of Michigan in search for new ice climbing routes on the shoreline of Lake Superior. Frozen waterfalls on the side of massive sandstone cliffs in Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore offer a variety of climbing possibilities that only a small, but dedicated community regularly visits. Ice climbing in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula is relatively unknown, but the climate, landscape, and geological features make it home to some of the USA’s best. The waterfalls freeze into spectacular ice formations, creating countless climbing routes.

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  • Documentary / Climbing Journal

    Rolihlahla

    Keith Ladzinski (2014)

    In the summer of 2013, Sasha DiGiulian climbed Rolihlahla (5.14c) in South Africa. The climb is considered the hardest route at Waterfall Boven, one of South Africa’s sport climbing destinations. The line was formally dubbed the Overlord Project when it was bolted in 2008 by South African climber Andrew Pedley. Rolihlahla is Nelson Mandela’s birth name, and colloquially means troublemaker.

    USA / 6 min

    Rolihlahla

    Keith Ladzinski, Andy Mann

    • 2014
    • USA
    • 6 min
    In the summer of 2013, Sasha DiGiulian climbed Rolihlahla (5.14c) in South Africa. The climb is considered the hardest route at Waterfall Boven, one of South Africa’s sport climbing destinations. The line was formally dubbed the Overlord Project when it was bolted in 2008 by South African climber Andrew Pedley. Rolihlahla is Nelson Mandela’s birth name, and colloquially means troublemaker.

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  • Documentary / Climbing Journal

    Era Vella

    Andy Mann (2012)

    Nineteen year old Sasha DiGiulian made the first female ascent of Chris Sharma's route Era Vella (9a or 5.14d) in Margalef, Spain. 9a is the hardest grade ever climbed by a woman. DiGiulian became the first American woman to climb 5.14d in October 2011 with an ascent of Pure Imagination in the Red River Gorge, Kentucky. (It's been downgraded to 5.14c since Adam Ondra flashed it in November 2012.) She went on to climb Era Vella (5.14d) in March 2012; here's the full story.

    USA / 8 min

    Era Vella

    Andy Mann, Keith Ladzinski

    • 2012
    • USA
    • 8 min
    Nineteen year old Sasha DiGiulian made the first female ascent of Chris Sharma's route Era Vella (9a or 5.14d) in Margalef, Spain. 9a is the hardest grade ever climbed by a woman. DiGiulian became the first American woman to climb 5.14d in October 2011 with an ascent of Pure Imagination in the Red River Gorge, Kentucky. (It's been downgraded to 5.14c since Adam Ondra flashed it in November 2012.) She went on to climb Era Vella (5.14d) in March 2012; here's the full story.

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  • Documentary / Climbing Journal

    Viaje de los locos

    Keith Ladzinski (2014)

    Viaje de los locos is a documentary about rock climbing that takes place in Gorropu Gorge and Wendenstöcke. It was directed by Keith Ladzinski in 2014 and produced by 3 Strings Productions. It features Sasha DiGiulian and Eduard Marín Garcia.

    USA / 9 min

    Viaje de los locos

    Keith Ladzinski

    • 2014
    • USA
    • 9 min
    Viaje de los locos is a documentary about rock climbing that takes place in Gorropu Gorge and Wendenstöcke. It was directed by Keith Ladzinski in 2014 and produced by 3 Strings Productions. It features Sasha DiGiulian and Eduard Marín Garcia.

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  • Documentary / Portrait

    Pure imagination

    Keith Ladzinski (2011)

    On October 15 2011, 18-year-old, Sasha DiGiulian, became the first American women in history to climb the difficult grade of 9a (5.14d) with her ascent of Pure Imagination in Kentucky’s Red River Gorge. This is the story of DiGiulian on her road to making history.

    USA / 8 min

    Pure imagination

    Keith Ladzinski, Andy Mann

    • 2011
    • USA
    • 8 min
    On October 15 2011, 18-year-old, Sasha DiGiulian, became the first American women in history to climb the difficult grade of 9a (5.14d) with her ascent of Pure Imagination in Kentucky’s Red River Gorge. This is the story of DiGiulian on her road to making history.

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  • Documentary / Climbing Journal

    Eiger dreams - Dispatches

    (2015)

    Eiger dreams - Dispatches is a documentary about rock climbing that takes place in Eiger. It was produced in 2015 by Adidas. It features Sasha DiGiulian, Carlo Traversi and Stephan Siegrist.

    Germany / 20 min

    Eiger dreams - Dispatches


    • 2015
    • Germany
    • 20 min
    Eiger dreams - Dispatches is a documentary about rock climbing that takes place in Eiger. It was produced in 2015 by Adidas. It features Sasha DiGiulian, Carlo Traversi and Stephan Siegrist.

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  • Documentary / Climbing Journal

    Eiger dreams

    Franz Walter (2015)

    Eiger dreams is a documentary about rock climbing that takes place in Eiger. It was directed by Frank Kretschmann in 2015 and produced by Made by Nomads. It features Sasha DiGiulian and Carlo Traversi.

    Germany / 8 min

    Eiger dreams

    Franz Walter, Frank Kretschmann

    • 2015
    • Germany
    • 8 min
    Eiger dreams is a documentary about rock climbing that takes place in Eiger. It was directed by Frank Kretschmann in 2015 and produced by Made by Nomads. It features Sasha DiGiulian and Carlo Traversi.

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  • Documentary / Chronicle

    La Dura Dura

    Josh Lowell (2012)

    La Dura Dura is a documentary about rock climbing that takes place in Oliana and Margalef. It was directed by Josh Lowell in 2012 and produced by Sender Films. It is a part of the series Reel Rock 7. It features Chris Sharma, Adam Ondra, Daila Ojeda, Sasha DiGiulian, Joe Kinder, Lynn Hill and others.

    USA / 28 min

    La Dura Dura

    Josh Lowell

    • 2012
    • USA
    • 28 min
    La Dura Dura is a documentary about rock climbing that takes place in Oliana and Margalef. It was directed by Josh Lowell in 2012 and produced by Sender Films. It is a part of the series Reel Rock 7. It features Chris Sharma, Adam Ondra, Daila Ojeda, Sasha DiGiulian, Joe Kinder, Lynn Hill and others.

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