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Reel Rock 17
October 21, 2023 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm$10
The Reel Rock film festival is coming to Regina on Saturday 21 October at 6:30 pm (doors at 6 pm) at the University of Regina’s College Avenue Campus (room CB 139). There is no charge to park in the lot behind the building! Tickets to this awesome climbing-focused film festival will be $10 for ACC members ($12 for general public, $8 for university students), and they are now on sale at the Regina Climbing Centre and Riddell Centre, U of R. Cash only!
The event is presented in partnership with the U of R Film Students’ Association and the Regina Climbing Centre.
Don’t miss three heart-stopping new films featuring the year’s biggest climbing & adventure stories: a wild expedition on Nameless Tower in Pakistan; a new cutting-edge route in a massive limestone cave in France; and a journey to Palestine’s West Bank to explore the power of climbing to change lives. Presented by The North Face and supported by Black Diamond & Yeti.
Approximate duration: 2 hours
Burning the Flame | Austrian climbers Babsi Zangerl and Jacopo Larcher attempt a coveted free ascent of The Nameless Tower in Pakistan
DNA | Seb Bouin tackles what may be the world’s hardest sport climb in the Verdon Gorge of France
Resistance Climbing | In conflict-torn Palestine, a diverse group of climbers finds community, solace and redemption
Create lasting memories, meet new friends!
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