5 Point Film Fest Bringing Climbing Film to Carbondale


The 2011 edition of the 5 Point Film Festival will be happening in Carbondale, Colo. April 28-May 1. Named for its core values of respect, commitment, humility, purpose, and balance, the adventure and sports show is going into its fourth year, and will include six film programs spread over four days.

Among the bevy of movies are a handful of climbing flicks, including some making their world premieres. The new titles include Life of Leo, a film by Renan Ozturk whose titular character is a 19-year-old climber from Cuba; GII in Winter, which documents the first winter ascent of Gasherbrum II; and On Assignment, a profile of adventure photographer Jimmy Chin. Also featured is the more i see, a collection of portraits shot by climber and photographer Cory Richards.

--Adam Roy


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