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New Zealand Mountain Film Festival

When:

Thu 26 Nov 2009, 8:00pm–10:00pm

Where: Hoyts Cinema: Sylvia Park, 286 Mt Wellington Highway, Auckland

Restrictions: All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • Additional fees may apply

Listed by: suzstick22

The New Zealand Mountain Film Festival is coming to Auckland! A one-off chance to see a selection of unforgettable mountain, adventure and adrenalin movies and a blissful night out for adventurers, climbers and kayakers; actual or armchair.

Kiwi blokes Jo and Sean travel to the Patagonian Ice Cap in search of a lost tower. It remains lost, but the high winds and epic journey they undertake makes for a great movie. 'Kayaking in the Nevis' has got some of the best white water kayaking footage we’ve seen. Prepare to watch this one open mouthed! Acopan Tepui and Azazel are just epic, insightful, funny, inspiring climbing films of big walls and bigger adventures in hugely photogenic, far flung places.

Tickets by advance purchase only - no door sales.

2009 NZ Mountain Film Festival Programme Programme

Lost Tower
(NZ, 2009, Director and Producer Wayne Johnson, 65 min)
The story of well known Kiwi climbers Jo Kippax and Sean Waters as they head to the spectacular North Patagonian Icecap to try and climb the remote ‘Lost Tower’.

Kayaking the Nevis
(NZ, 2009, Director Pete Simpson, 12 min)
A group of kayakers take on the mighty Nevis in Central Otago. Will make all other kayakers feel like they need to practice more!

Acopan Tepui
(Germany, 2008, Director Jochen Schmoll, Producers Dierk Heimann & Till Hoffmann, 45 min)
German climber Stefan Glowacz and his teammates make a first ascent of the mind-blowing Acopan Tepui, an 800metre rock escarpment high above the South American jungle.

Azazel
(France, 2008, Director Guillaume Broust, 22 min)
French big wall climbers Martial, Blutch, Mimouse and Sam keep the audience entertained as they open a new 1,600 meter-long aid route on the Towers of Trango in Pakistan. Funny, great climbing movie.