March 26th 2023

WHERE: Malaspina Theater @ VIU
900 Fifth St, Nanaimo, BC V9R 5S5

WHEN: March 26th, 2023. Doors open @ 7 pm. Showtime @ 7:30 pm

TICKETS: $20 General Admission. $17.50 Youth and Students with current Student ID

For two decades, Reel Rock has been sharing the biggest stories from the world of climbing, celebrating the human side behind the sport’s greatest adventures and achievements.


Don’t miss three heart-stopping new films featuring the year’s biggest climbing & adventure stories: a wild expedition on Nameless Tower in Pakistan; a new cutting-edge route in a massive limestone cave in France; and a journey to Palestine’s West Bank to explore the power of climbing to change lives. Presented by The North Face and supported by Black Diamond & Yeti.


Approximate duration: 2 hours

Burning the Flame  |  Austrian climbers Babsi Zangerl and Jacopo Larcher attempt a coveted free ascent of The Nameless Tower in Pakistan

DNA  |  Seb Bouin tackles what may be the world’s hardest sport climb in the Verdon Gorge of France

Resistance Climbing  In conflict-torn Palestine, a diverse group of climbers finds community, solace and redemption

Watch the trailer here!