An Evening with Climber-Filmmaker-Climate Activist Graham Zimmerman
Join us for a night of film & conversation with Bend's own Graham Zimmerman–climber, filmmaker, and climate activist with Protect Our Winters.Graham will screen two films about recent climbs, Link Sar & Kichatna, and tell the behind-the-scenes stories about each expedition as well as his work advocating for climate change protections with Protect Our Winters.*Please note: There will be at least 10 additional stools and folding chairs available the night of the screening. So if this event's online tickets are sold out, please come early for your best shot at getting one of these 10 at-door tickets.Link Sar (2021) 18 min. Dir. Graham ZimmermanThe film “Link Sar” is about an elite American alpinist navigating his relationships and motivations while attempting to climb and survive one of the world’s most challenging unclimbed peaks: Link Sar, in the high mountains of Pakistan. The film is told through the eyes of Graham Zimmerman and features his climbing partners, Steve Swenson, Chris Wright, and Mark Richey.Kichatna (2022) 10 min.What do we seek from the experience of climbing? In Kichatna, Graham Zimmerman, accompanied by Dave Allfrey and Whit Magro, explores his motivation to ascend one of the most remote, big walls in the Alaska Range. Follow these American climbers into the stunning and steep landscape of the Kichatna Spires as they pursue a unique first ascent requiring versatile expertise in both big wall climbing and alpinism.