On June 4th, 2009, Scott Neel (the director) and Marmot Athlete Kevin Jorgeson will be hosting the California Premiere of Rocky Mountain Highball at the Rialto Theatre in Berkeley. This event is produced by the Yama Studio is presented by the American Alpine Club, Climbing Magazine, Urban Climber, Vertex Climbing Center, Marmot, and Berkeley's Marmot Mountain Works.
Tickets are $10 and available at the door. “Rocky Mountain Highball” is a new climbing film that presents an in depth look into why some climbers push themselves to boulder at the vertical limit. The film documents the many facets of bouldering by interweaving numerous classic climbs in Colorado with interview footage from the leading figures of the climbing world. Director/Filmmaker Scott Neel, and Yama Studio have brought in a huge cast of world renowned climbers, like Paul Robinson, Mark Wilford, Kevin Jorgeson, Lynn Hill, Daniel Woods, John Sherman, John Gill, Steve Mammen, and Jason Kehl. Having filmed more than 70 climbs with more than 35 athletes, this film proves to be an exciting journey through the world of highball bouldering. Please visit www.RockyMountainHighball.com for more info, to view and download the official trailer, and check out the interactive cast line-up. This film will not be out on DVD for a month or more, so take advantage of the opportunity to see it now and join us, next Thursday at the Rialto in Berkeley. For theatre info, visit www.rialtocinemas.com
See you there!