Sunday at the Palm: “High and Hallowed” + TCTV Winners

Sunday at the Palm: “High and Hallowed” + TCTV Winners

 5421913_300Telluride Film Fest’s “Sunday at the Palm” presents “High and Hallowed: Everest 1963 (2013),” Plus Local Filmmaker TCTV Competition Winners

The Telluride Film Festival’s Sunday at the Palm series is proud to present “HIGH AND HALLOWED: EVEREST 1963” (2013, 49 min.), produced and directed by David Morton and Jake Norton.

The critically-acclaimed Everest documentary had its world premiere in Telluride at the 2013 MountainFilm Festival and is described as follows:

“The deeper story of the greatest Himalayan climb in American mountaineering history. Profiling the bold and visionary efforts of the 1963 American Mount Everest Expedition, the film examines the sheer commitment, step-by-step struggle and lasting impact of the first American ascent of Mt. Everest and the pioneering first ascent of the West Ridge.”  

For a preview, watch this trailer:

High and Hallowed: 1963 – Official Trailer from High & Hallowed on Vimeo.

“HIGH AND HALLOWED” follows special screenings of the three winners of the 2013 Telluride TV‘s short film competition including “BONACCA” (7 min, Cameron Barker and Hart Roberts), winner of best outdoor/adventure film. After the Island of Guanaja was ravaged by a hurricane in 1998, a group of young local fishing guides teach sustainability to the community through a catch and release fishing program designed to steer their home towards a brighter future

The second TCTV wine (best promotional film) “PINHEAD,” (4 min.,Keith Hill), captures the joy and wonderment experienced by children through the Pinhead Institute’s science programs.

In “TELE ‘TIL YOU’RE SMELLY,” winner Viewers Choice Award, (5 min., Rider Johnson) 11-year-old Rider Johnson’s documents his experience at summer tele camp.

The filmmakers will be on hand to discuss their projects.

Telluride Film Festival’s Sunday at the Palm is a great opportunity for local film makers to showcase their work before a live audience on a big screen. We  are grateful for the opportunity and proud of our winners,” said Katie Karow, executive director, Telluride TV.

Sunday, January 19th at 4:00 p.m. ● Michael D. Palm Theatre for the Performing Arts  • FREE TO ALL ● Total Running Time: 65 minutes

Sunday at the Palm is presented by The Telluride Film Festival, The Telluride Foundation and Telluride R1 School District.

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