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REEL ROCK 11 | Presented by the uOttawa Rock Climbing Club
Sat, 19 November 2016, 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM EST
The uOttawa Rock Climbing Club is excited to bring the REEL ROCK Film Tour to the University of Ottawa! This event is open to both students and the general public alike! Doors open at 6:00 pm, and the movie will start at 7:00 pm. There will also be a door prize and a raffle, with awesome prizes from our local sponsors!
This fall, REEL ROCK cranks it up to 11 with our latest collection of electrifying climbing films showcasing the sport's biggest stories and athletes. The five new films deliver edge-of-your-seat action, globe-trotting exploration, big laughs and true inspiration.
Watch the trailer here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ju3cJbQHgEs
This year's rad lineup includes:
YOUNG GUNS (30 mins)
Meet the new faces of climbing: 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.
BOYS IN THE BUGS (20 mins)
Will Stanhope and Matt Segal are elite-level crack climbers and world-class goofballs. Laugh along as they go for broke on an epic four-year battle to climb a forbidding 5.14 finger crack high in the Canadian alpine wilderness of the Bugaboos.
BRETTE (12 mins)
Follow rising talent Brette Harrington on a global journey from her hometown granite in Squamish to the big wall proving ground of Yosemite’s El Capitan and onto a landmark free solo in Patagonia.
RAD DAD (12 mins)
Lone wolf Mike Libecki travels to the most remote corners of the globe to find unclimbed walls and establish first ascents. When Mike becomes a father, he has a new challenge: to reconcile his life of adventure with the demands of parenthood, but he may also gain a new partner for his expeditions.
DODO'S DELIGHT (30 mins)
Pack your penny whistle and batten down the hatches for a madcap sailing adventure in the Arctic Circle aboard the good ship Dodo’s Delight. Join Sean Villanueva O'Driscoll, Ben Ditto, and brothers Nico and Olivier Favresse for a rollicking musical journey across open seas and up unclimbed big walls.
Reel Rock shows are spirited events where climbers and outdoor lovers come together to celebrate and sample the ultimate in adventure filmmaking.
The uOttawa Rock Climbing Club is a SFUO sanctioned club at the University of Ottawa promoting both indoor and outdoor rock climbing with various activities and learning opportunities for its members and the greater Ottawa community.