Action sports and movies have a multi-decade long history, since the flashy and dangerous tricks of skaters, snowboarders, and other extreme athletes lend to great film material. If your action sports viewing history ended with the intros from those video games you played as a kid, you might be surprised to see how far the genre has progressed.
The Dawn Wall Captivates In Theaters
Fresh in theaters, The Dawn Wall follows Tommy Caldwell and Kevin Jorgeson as they intrigued the world with their effort to climb a 3,000-foot rock face on the infamous El Capitan in Yosemite National Park. Named after the way the morning sun first illuminates the giant granite wall, El Capitan has fascinated the climbing community for decades. The… Read more »
The Orchard Snags New Documentary “The Dawn Wall”
The Orchard has secured yet another film, acquiring the U.S. rights to Josh Lowell and Peter Mortimer‘s thrilling documentary The Dawn Wall, winner of the this year’s Audience Awards at SXSW in the Documentary Spotlight category. The film is scheduled to release this fall. Produced by Red Bull Media House in association with Sender Films, the documentary… Read more »