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The Dawn Wall - Extraordinary Rock Climbing Documentary

Thursday 15th-Sunday 18th November 2018

In January, 2015, American rock climbers Tommy Caldwell and Kevin Jorgeson captivated the world with their effort to climb The Dawn Wall, a seemingly impossible 3,000 foot rock face in Yosemite National Park, California.

The pair lived on the sheer vertical cliff for weeks, igniting a frenzy of global media attention.

But for Tommy Caldwell, The Dawn Wall was much more than just a climb. It was the culmination of a lifetime defined by overcoming obstacles. At the age of 22, the climbing prodigy was taken hostage by rebels in Kyrgyzstan. Shortly after, he lost his index finger in an accident, but resolved to come back stronger. When his marriage fell apart, he escaped the pain by fixating on the extraordinary goal of free climbing The Dawn Wall.

Blurring the line between dedication and obsession, Caldwell and his partner Jorgeson spend six years meticulously plotting and practicing their route. On the final attempt, with the world watching, Caldwell is faced with a moment of truth. Should he abandon his partner to fulfill his ultimate dream, or risk his own success for the sake of their friendship?

Date(s)

November 15, 18

Time

TBC

Location

Nelson & suburbs

Venue

State Cinemas Nelson
91 Trafalgar Street
Nelson

Tickets, Bookings and Entry

Tbc
None

Tickets from State Cinemas Nelson ph. 5483885 Ext 1.

Contact

Ph. 5483885 ext 2
promotions@statecinemas.co.nz

Additional Info

Official Website

 

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