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Best of ShAFF - The Dawn Wall - Bamford

Bamford Institute

Saturday, 30 March 2019 from 19:30 to 21:30 (GMT)

Best of ShAFF - The Dawn Wall - Bamford

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Ticket Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
Film Only
This is a Film-Only ticket. Doors open at 19.30. Film starts at 20.00. Screened in the Bamford Institute. Bike racks available in the Angler's Rest car park. Tickets available until 17.00 on March 30th.
30 Mar 2019 £6.00 £0.98
Film & Lamb Curry   more info 29 Mar 2019 £15.00 £1.58
Film & Vegan Curry   more info 29 Mar 2019 £15.00 £1.58

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Event Details

In January, 2015, American 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, California.

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. At the age of 22, the climbing prodigy was taken hostage by rebels in Kyrgyzstan. Shortly after, he lost his index finger in an accident, but resolved to come back stronger. When his marriage fell apart, he escaped the pain by fixating on the extraordinary goal of free climbing The Dawn Wall.

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?

Running time 100mins

Certificate 15

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The film will be shown in Bamford Institute. Doors open at 7.30pm, film starts at 8.00pm. Light refreshments available to purchase. 
Bike racks available at The Anglers Rest. 
Food served in The Anglers Rest from 6.30pm to 7.15pm 


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Bamford Institute
Main Road
S33 0DY Bamford
United Kingdom

Saturday, 30 March 2019 from 19:30 to 21:30 (GMT)

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