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    Climbing blind Vod

    Climbing blind

    Alastair Lee (2020)

    Full feature version of the 2019 Brit Rock Film Tour film 'Climbing Blind'. Jesse Dufton was born with a 20% central vision. At four years of age, Jesse was diagnosed with Retinitis Pigmentosa: a rare genetic disease that breaks down the retinas' cells. At age 20 Jesse could no longer read, by the time he was 30 his vision was reduced to just light perception with around 1 or 2% field of view. As a life long climber, Jesse flies in the face of adversity training for world cup events and leading traditional rock climbs with his sight guide and fiancee Molly. As his sight degenerates his climbing continues to make remarkable progress. Despite his devastating condition Jesse only takes on bigger challenges by attempting to be the first blind person to make a 'non-sight' lead of the iconic Old Man of Hoy sea stack in Scotland.

    UK / 70 min

    Climbing blind

    Alastair Lee

    • 2020
    • UK
    • 70 min
    Full feature version of the 2019 Brit Rock Film Tour film 'Climbing Blind'. Jesse Dufton was born with a 20% central vision. At four years of age, Jesse was diagnosed with Retinitis Pigmentosa: a rare genetic disease that breaks down the retinas' cells. At age 20 Jesse could no longer read, by the time he was 30 his vision was reduced to just light perception with around 1 or 2% field of view. As a life long climber, Jesse flies in the face of adversity training for world cup events and leading traditional rock climbs with his sight guide and fiancee Molly. As his sight degenerates his climbing continues to make remarkable progress. Despite his devastating condition Jesse only takes on bigger challenges by attempting to be the first blind person to make a 'non-sight' lead of the iconic Old Man of Hoy sea stack in Scotland.

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  • Documentary / Portrait

    Chu Bien

    Kaare Iverson (2019)

    Set amidst the emerald waters and soaring limestone islets of coastal Vietnam, Captain 'Chu' Bien spends more time in a modest boat at sea than at home. Embodying simplicity—the items he uses daily can be counted on one hand—he confirms that happiness and fulfillment are found in the relationships we forge, not the things we accumulate. A short by Dan Holz and Kaare Iverson.

    USA / 9 min

    Chu Bien

    Kaare Iverson, Dan Holz

    • 2019
    • USA
    • 9 min
    Set amidst the emerald waters and soaring limestone islets of coastal Vietnam, Captain 'Chu' Bien spends more time in a modest boat at sea than at home. Embodying simplicity—the items he uses daily can be counted on one hand—he confirms that happiness and fulfillment are found in the relationships we forge, not the things we accumulate. A short by Dan Holz and Kaare Iverson.

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  • Documentary / Climbing Journal

    A Grand Journey Vod

    A Grand Journey

    Amon Barker (2019)

    Born and raised in Jackson, WY, Kira has found a great love for the outdoors. Her lifestyle involves hiking, skiing, biking and pursuing her career as a yoga instructor. Kira was born with a rare birth defect and had her lower leg amputated as a child. Since being able to walk, she has used a prosthetic leg. While some might see this as a major setback, Kira’s fiery passion and athleticism drives her to achieve her goals and amaze those around her with her achievements. Climbing the iconic Grand Teton has been a childhood dream of Kira’s. In A Grand Journey short documentary film, we get an intimate look into Kira’s unique but incredibly relatable journey as she attempts to take on a goal she herself may not believe is possible.

    USA / 15 min

    A Grand Journey

    Amon Barker

    • 2019
    • USA
    • 15 min
    Born and raised in Jackson, WY, Kira has found a great love for the outdoors. Her lifestyle involves hiking, skiing, biking and pursuing her career as a yoga instructor. Kira was born with a rare birth defect and had her lower leg amputated as a child. Since being able to walk, she has used a prosthetic leg. While some might see this as a major setback, Kira’s fiery passion and athleticism drives her to achieve her goals and amaze those around her with her achievements. Climbing the iconic Grand Teton has been a childhood dream of Kira’s. In A Grand Journey short documentary film, we get an intimate look into Kira’s unique but incredibly relatable journey as she attempts to take on a goal she herself may not believe is possible.

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  • Documentary / Climbing Journal

    A 100 days of Pressure

    Paul Diffley (2006)

    Pressure is a V13 bouldering problem at Dumbarton Rock, and 100 days is the time that Dave MacLeod spends trying to resolve it. A bouldering problem, a solo, and a sport climbing effort which are all worth a look. This 9 minutes piece was originally tucked in the extras of the iconic Hot Aches DVD E11. A film by Paul Diffley.

    UK / 9 min

    A 100 days of Pressure

    Paul Diffley

    • 2006
    • UK
    • 9 min
    Pressure is a V13 bouldering problem at Dumbarton Rock, and 100 days is the time that Dave MacLeod spends trying to resolve it. A bouldering problem, a solo, and a sport climbing effort which are all worth a look. This 9 minutes piece was originally tucked in the extras of the iconic Hot Aches DVD E11. A film by Paul Diffley.

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  • Documentary / Climbing Journal

    13 faces du Valais Vod

    13 faces du Valais

    Yannick Bacher (2017)

    13 Faces du Valais is a journey through the heart of The canton of Valais, Switzerland. From the high peaks to the mouth of the Rhône. 13 faces and 13 facets, revealed during a journey over four seasons and told by 13 encounters through 13 districts. Through the eyes of these 13 characters, we discover “their” Valais; enthusiastic, dynamic, and athletic. The film is dotted with testimonials and authenticity while following the flow of the water.

    Switzerland / 88 min

    13 faces du Valais

    Yannick Bacher, David Carlier, David Arnaud

    • 2017
    • Switzerland
    • 88 min
    13 Faces du Valais is a journey through the heart of The canton of Valais, Switzerland. From the high peaks to the mouth of the Rhône. 13 faces and 13 facets, revealed during a journey over four seasons and told by 13 encounters through 13 districts. Through the eyes of these 13 characters, we discover “their” Valais; enthusiastic, dynamic, and athletic. The film is dotted with testimonials and authenticity while following the flow of the water.

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  • Documentary / Chronicle

    Dead in the Water Vod

    Dead in the Water

    Andrew Farrell (2015)

    Each episode of Still Alive features people sharing never-seen-before video footage as they recount how they survived nail-biting life-or-death situations. In this episode, two climbers (Brice Portwood and Ed Warren) fight for survival after being swept off a mountainside by an avalanche of ice and snow when they were trying to climb a mixed route in the Snowy Range of Wyoming. The episode also features two other stories: an adventurer saves the life of his best friend when he blacks out underwater while spearfishing; two men are chased by a black bear while jogging in a Canadian forest.

    USA / 44 min

    Dead in the Water

    Andrew Farrell

    • 2015
    • USA
    • 44 min
    Each episode of Still Alive features people sharing never-seen-before video footage as they recount how they survived nail-biting life-or-death situations. In this episode, two climbers (Brice Portwood and Ed Warren) fight for survival after being swept off a mountainside by an avalanche of ice and snow when they were trying to climb a mixed route in the Snowy Range of Wyoming. The episode also features two other stories: an adventurer saves the life of his best friend when he blacks out underwater while spearfishing; two men are chased by a black bear while jogging in a Canadian forest.

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  • Documentary / Climbing Journal

    Winter on the blade Vod

    Winter on the blade

    Simon Bischoff (2018)

    Mark Savage returns to Federation Peak in Tasmania with an intrepid team of adventurers to undertake his second attempt at scaling the notoriously dangerous Blade Ridge, an aesthetically pleasing line that defeated him twenty-four years previously. To accomplish a world first, the team undertakes their attempt in mid-winter. Their seventeen-day expedition plays out during Tasmania’s wettest winter on record, in the heart of the unforgiving wilderness of the Southwest. Collaborating with videographers Dan Haley and Olivia Page to film the expedition, Winter on the blade is Simon Bischoff's first major film.

    Australia / 45 min

    Winter on the blade

    Simon Bischoff, Andy Szollosi

    • 2018
    • Australia
    • 45 min
    Mark Savage returns to Federation Peak in Tasmania with an intrepid team of adventurers to undertake his second attempt at scaling the notoriously dangerous Blade Ridge, an aesthetically pleasing line that defeated him twenty-four years previously. To accomplish a world first, the team undertakes their attempt in mid-winter. Their seventeen-day expedition plays out during Tasmania’s wettest winter on record, in the heart of the unforgiving wilderness of the Southwest. Collaborating with videographers Dan Haley and Olivia Page to film the expedition, Winter on the blade is Simon Bischoff's first major film.

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  • Documentary / Climbing Journal

    Whiz Kid - Rainshadow Vod

    Whiz Kid - Rainshadow

    Paul Diffley (2018)

    William Bosi hit the climbing headlines with his rare repeat of Monk's Life Font 8B+ aged just 16. Shortly after he became the youngest Brit to climb the ultimate magic grade of 9a, with his quick repeat of Rainshadow at Malham. A lighting fast repeat of the Uber-classic Hubble secured his place as the one to watch... Just wait until he leaves school! Whiz Kid will follow William's journey from school boy to world class professional climber. What makes him such a great climber, what makes him tick, can he really do the Rubic's Cube in 40 seconds?

    UK / 20 min

    Whiz Kid - Rainshadow

    Paul Diffley

    • 2018
    • UK
    • 20 min
    William Bosi hit the climbing headlines with his rare repeat of Monk's Life Font 8B+ aged just 16. Shortly after he became the youngest Brit to climb the ultimate magic grade of 9a, with his quick repeat of Rainshadow at Malham. A lighting fast repeat of the Uber-classic Hubble secured his place as the one to watch... Just wait until he leaves school! Whiz Kid will follow William's journey from school boy to world class professional climber. What makes him such a great climber, what makes him tick, can he really do the Rubic's Cube in 40 seconds?

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  • Documentary / Chronicle

    When the Smoke Clears Vod

    When the Smoke Clears

    Nevin Fowler (2018)

    A film that captures the harsh realities that many veterans face when leaving the military. It is a film about resilience and the community through the outdoors. The story documents the journey of three veterans through war, tragedy, and rediscovery. Through an up-close and personal lens, the viewer experiences the trauma and issues that many veterans face. Veterans Expeditions is the connection the three former service members share. It is this non-profit organization that is the cornerstone for many veterans as they leave the military. It is a place to build friendships and create lasting bonds.

    USA / 18 min

    When the Smoke Clears

    Nevin Fowler

    • 2018
    • USA
    • 18 min
    A film that captures the harsh realities that many veterans face when leaving the military. It is a film about resilience and the community through the outdoors. The story documents the journey of three veterans through war, tragedy, and rediscovery. Through an up-close and personal lens, the viewer experiences the trauma and issues that many veterans face. Veterans Expeditions is the connection the three former service members share. It is this non-profit organization that is the cornerstone for many veterans as they leave the military. It is a place to build friendships and create lasting bonds.

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  • Documentary / Historical

    Warren Harding - Recollections of the Wall of the Early Morning Light-1970 Vod

    Warren Harding - Recollections of the Wall of the Early Morning Light-1970

    Roger Derryberry (2011)

    In 1970 Warren Harding and Dean Caldwell started up the Wall of the Early Morning Light (also known as the Dawn Wall) in Yosemite National Park. Arguably the most controversial rock climb in the park's history due to multiple storms and a proposed rescue by the park service. This propelled the climb into the mass media creating a contention with the local climbing community. In this short documentary interview, you can hear the straight talk from the man himself, Warren Harding, about the climb.

    USA / 31 min

    Warren Harding - Recollections of the Wall of the Early Morning Light-1970

    Roger Derryberry

    • 2011
    • USA
    • 31 min
    In 1970 Warren Harding and Dean Caldwell started up the Wall of the Early Morning Light (also known as the Dawn Wall) in Yosemite National Park. Arguably the most controversial rock climb in the park's history due to multiple storms and a proposed rescue by the park service. This propelled the climb into the mass media creating a contention with the local climbing community. In this short documentary interview, you can hear the straight talk from the man himself, Warren Harding, about the climb.

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  • Documentary / Historical

    Warren Harding - Recollections of the First Ascent of El Capitan in Yosemity Valley Vod

    Warren Harding - Recollections of the First Ascent of El Capitan in Yosemity Valley

    Roger Derryberry (2011)

    Warren Harding was the driving force behind the first ascent of El Capitan in Yosemite Valley in 1958. This ascent opened the golden age of big wall climbing in America. The film is a rare documentary interview with the legendary climber and his memories of one of the most publicized adventures in rock climbing history to date. In a second documentary interview of the series, titled 'Warren Harding - Recollections of the Wall of the Early Morning Light-1970', Harding remembers his Dawn Wall ascent together with Dean Caldwell in 1970.

    USA / 53 min

    Warren Harding - Recollections of the First Ascent of El Capitan in Yosemity Valley

    Warren Harding - Recollections of the First Ascent of El Capitan in Yosemity Valley

    Roger Derryberry

    • 2011
    • USA
    • 53 min
    Warren Harding was the driving force behind the first ascent of El Capitan in Yosemite Valley in 1958. This ascent opened the golden age of big wall climbing in America. The film is a rare documentary interview with the legendary climber and his memories of one of the most publicized adventures in rock climbing history to date. In a second documentary interview of the series, titled 'Warren Harding - Recollections of the Wall of the Early Morning Light-1970', Harding remembers his Dawn Wall ascent together with Dean Caldwell in 1970.

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  • Documentary / Climbing Journal

    Wadi Rum Vod

    Wadi Rum

    Henna Taylor (2018)

    Wadi Rum, known as the Valley of the Moon, is a vast, haunting landscape in the desert of Jordan. Hoping to lure international climbers to the area, an Israeli / Bedouin / American team, led by Madaleine Sorkin and Eli Nissan, establishes an iconic climb up its largest formation. The Valley of the Moon shines a refreshing and insightful light on one of the most breathtaking regions on earth. A 22 minutes version of the film titled 'Valley of the moon' was part of the Reel Rock 14 Film Tour.

    USA / 33 min

    Wadi Rum

    Henna Taylor

    • 2018
    • USA
    • 33 min
    Wadi Rum, known as the Valley of the Moon, is a vast, haunting landscape in the desert of Jordan. Hoping to lure international climbers to the area, an Israeli / Bedouin / American team, led by Madaleine Sorkin and Eli Nissan, establishes an iconic climb up its largest formation. The Valley of the Moon shines a refreshing and insightful light on one of the most breathtaking regions on earth. A 22 minutes version of the film titled 'Valley of the moon' was part of the Reel Rock 14 Film Tour.

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