The Dawn Wall

The Dawn Wall

In January 2015 the world watched, spellbound, as Tommy Caldwell and Kevin Jorgeson spent 19 days clawing their way towards the top of a seemingly impossible climb on the 3,000 foot vertical face of El Capitan, in Yosemite National Park.
THE DAWN WALL is a feature documentary about their history-making climb, the years of effort it required, and the inspiring life journeys of the climbers.
A Red Bull Media House Production in association with Sender Films (VALLEY UPRISING), the movie goes beyond pure climbing action, paints intimate portraits of Caldwell and Jorgeson, and celebrates the universal spirit of dreaming big, and never giving up.

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Credits

Directors:  Josh Lowell, Peter Mortimer
Producer:  Josh Lowell, Philipp Manderla, Peter Mortimer
Cinematographer: Brett Lowell
Editor: Josh Lowell
Principal Cast: Tommy Caldwell, Kevin Jorgeson

Contact

Publicity Contact
Prodigy PR / Rob Fleming
dawnwallfilm@gmail.com
+1 3108572020132
Sales Agent
CAA
Primary Entry: Platinum Badge, Film Badge
Secondary Entry: Music Badge, Interactive Badge, Film Festival Wristband

Year:  2018
Premiere Status: North American Premiere
Genre:  Biography, Documentary, Sports
Screening Section: Documentary Spotlight
Screening Category: Documentary Feature
Country: Austria, United States
Language: english
Runtime: 100:08 mins