The 6th annual Reel Rock Film Tour kicks off on Thursday, September 15, at the Boulder Theater, featuring six of the year's most intense climbing documentaries.
This week, Boulder's Sender Films and Reel Rock event promoter Big Up Productions released the 2011 lineup and a trailer featuring each of the films; after the Boulder premiere, the tour will spend the rest of the year traveling around the world (last year's films were screened in over 200 cities).
Trailer and full film list after the jump...
Origins: Obe and Ashima is a profile of a nine-year-old climbing prodigy Ashima Shirashi and her coach Obe Carrion; Race for the Nose follows speed climbers Dean Potter and Sean Leary in a world record attempt on El Capitan; Sketchy Andy shows "American climbing dirtbag Andy Lewis" doing things on a slackline that will put the hippies in your local park to shame; Will Gadd and Tim Emmett turn ice climbing upside down in Ice Revolution ; Tommy Caldwell attempts Yosemite's most notorious route in Project Down Wall; and Simone Moro, Denis Urubko and Corey Richards freeze their asses off during the first winter ascent of the Himalayan peak Gasherbrum II in Cold, a hit from the 2011 Mountainfilm in Telluride festival.
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The program will also include the two winning shorts from the 2011 Reel Rock Filmmaking Competition.