UBC Climbing Show

UBC Climbing Show

Wed Feb 15 @7:30pm (doors 6:30pm)
The Frederic Wood Theatre, UBC MAP

VIMFF is excited to bring shows to the UBC Campus. A show dedicated to climbing mountains, rock and ice. 

Guest Speakers:

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Glenn Woodsworth & Dick Culbert

UBC Climbing Show
Wed Feb 15 @7:30pm (doors 6:30pm)
The Frederic Wood Theatre, UBC MAP

In the 1960s, a group of young Vancouver-based climbers dominated the mountaineering scene in the Coast Mountains. Dick and Glenn were two at the forefront of exploration and first ascents.

Films:

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Mirror Wall

Directed by Matt Pycroft  ​
UK, 2016, 44 minutes

UBC Climbing Show
Wed Feb 15 @7:30pm (doors 6:30pm)
The Frederic Wood Theatre UBC MAP

The film documents the latest expedition from world class climber Leo Houlding and his team as they take on the imposing Mirror Wall, a 1200m vertical tower in the polar mountains of Greenland.

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Jungfrau Marathon

Directed by Jochen Schmoll​  ​
Germany, 2016, 10 minutes

UBC Climbing Show
Wed Feb 15 @7:30pm (doors 6:30pm)
The Frederic Wood Theatre UBC MAP

WORLD PREMIERE

A 3200m vertical climb to the 4156m summit of Jungfrau - combining three different routes, this is the 'Jungfrau Marathon'.

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NOW

Directed by Otavio Lima  ​
Brazil, 2016, 8 minutes

UBC Climbing Show
Wed Feb 15 @7:30pm (doors 6:30pm)
The Frederic Wood Theatre UBC MAP

A poetic story about a climber and his obsession to reach the top of the “Pedra da Divisa”, one of the hardest peaks of Brazil.

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The Pomish Invasion: The Candlestick

Directed by Jonathan Doyle  ​
UK, 2016, 6 minutes

UBC Climbing Show
Wed Feb 15 @7:30pm (doors 6:30pm)
The Frederic Wood Theatre UBC MAP

NORTH AMERICAN PREMIERE

Three climbers take on the most serious and committing challenge of their lives, climbing The Candlestick. It is a 110m sea-stack next the the world famous Totem-Pole, at Cape Hauy, Tasmania.