The Lorax Project And The Dawn Wall
Duration: 150 mins Rating: NC Release Date: 14 October, 2018
Amazing climbing adventures from the deep South West of Tasmania to the iconic El Capitan of Yosemite National Park.
The Lorax Project – Six friends embark on a determined quest to climb, and then BASE jump ‘The Lorax’, a formidable climb on Frenchman’s Cap in remote western Tasmania. Surrounded by some of the most pristine wilderness in all of Australia, they contend with extreme weather and rugged terrain, relying on each other’s skills and humour to reach their goal.
The Dawn Wall – 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 to tell that story, the filmmakers rewind to the events of August 2000, when a fresh-faced Caldwell, on his first big trip out of the States, was kidnapped with his girlfriend and climbing buddies by militants in Kyrgyzstan.
Sunday 14th October – 4:00pm