VIMFF 2014 :: PROGRAM :: 

BIG WALL CLIMBING SHOW

A night dedicated to the most committing of rock-climbing disciplines - especially if you are Silvia Vidal and prefer to climb completely alone!

SUNDAY FEBRUARY 9TH
Centennial Theatre, 7:30pm


PRESENTATION
SILVIA VIDAL - Alone on big walls
Exploration. Adventure. Solitude.  The spirited Catalan climber, Silvia Vidal seeks these three elements on her big wall sojourns.

FILMS
ON LOCATION (USA, 2 minutes, 2013, dir. Dale Baskin)
An unexpected interruption reveals that there’s more to this big wall than meets the eye.
JUST A NORMAL WORKING WEEK
(Switzerland, 15 minutes, 2013, dir. Christoph Frutiger)
A team of elite alpinists attempt a winter ascent of the West Face of Cerro Torre.
THE LAST GREAT CLIMB (UK, 61 minutes, 2013, dir. Alastair Lee)
The story of British climber and adventurer Leo Houlding’s quest to reach the summit of one of the world’s most remote and challenging mountains.

MC Helen Beynon
Helen Beynon was introduced to climbing by a friend in need of a belayer. Little did she know it would shape her life for the next decade. When she's not bleeding on her latest trad climbing endeavor or surfing backcountry powder in the Sea to Sky corridor, Helen works for an environmental non-profit to make our cities more sustainable.

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