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The Ridgefield Playhouse: 80 East Ridge Ridgefield, CT 06877

The Dawn Wall

Wednesday, September 19, 2018 at 7pm

Cohen & Wolf, P.C. Movie Series
Sponsored by Rock Climb Fairfield

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Pre-show happy hour at 6pm in the lobby with Filmmaker Josh Lowell! Find out how you make a film while hanging 3000 feet high against a rock!  Josh will also be on hand to introduce the film. PLUS – Enter to win One Family Climbing package for up to 5 people (all equipment, day pass, instructor for 2 hours) at this screening!

Rock climbers Tommy Caldwell and Kevin Jorgeson captivated the world with their effort to climb The Dawn Wall, a seemingly impossible 3,000-foot rock face in Yosemite National Park. Now they are taking their journey to the big screen when “The Dawn Wall” in a special presentation from Fathom Events, The Orchard, Sender Films, and Red Bull Media House.

The pair lived on the sheer vertical cliff for weeks, igniting a frenzy of global media attention. But for Tommy Caldwell, The Dawn Wall was much more than just a climb, it was the culmination of a lifetime defined by overcoming obstacles. Blurring the line between dedication and obsession, Caldwell and his partner Jorgeson spend six years meticulously plotting and practicing their route. On the final attempt, with the world watching, Caldwell is faced with a moment of truth. Should he abandon his partner to fulfill his ultimate dream, or risk his own success for the sake of their friendship?

Bonus content includes an exclusive Q&A with Tommy Caldwell and a vignette of behind the scenes footage of the film.

Tickets: $12.50