‘Islands: Traditional Tales of Lakeland Climbing’ is a three part film, giving an insight into the world of hard traditional ascents in the birthplace of rock climbing, the English Lake District.
This superb new movie is premiering at the Kendal Film Festival showing in the 'Climbing 2' slot and it's on at 9am and 1pm on Friday, Saturday and Sunday.
Overview - With sport climbing and bouldering gaining popularity, this film provides a deep and sometimes comical perspective on the great British trad climbing tradition. A sensitive and cinematic documentary film, that represents the Lakes and it’s characters in a simple and poignant way.
Featuring first ascents and hard repeats from Red Chili and Wild Country climbers Adam Hocking and James McHaffie as well more from the likes of Mike Przygrodzki and Stuart Wood and interviews with Dave Birkett and Leo Houlding. 'Islands' has been directed and produced by Dom Bush of Land and Sky Media.