8min, UK, 2009
Winner of the Grand Prize at the Squamish Mountain Festival and Best Climbing Film at the NZ Mountain Film Festival, The Asgard Project follows Leo Houlding’s ambitious project to make a first free ascent on the North Tower of the incredible Mt Asgard on Baffin Island deep in the Arctic.
Leo teams up with Sean ‘Stanley’ Leary to make a wingsuit descent from the summit. Arriving late in the season, the trip soon goes wrong.
WHEN: One viewing – Monday 8pm
WHERE: Memorial Hall, Queenstown
PRICES: Single session: Adult $25, Youth (five to 17 years) $18, Double pass: (any short + long combo) Adult $46, Youth $32
TICKETS: Ticket Direct – www.ticketdirect.co.nz; i-Site Visitor Info Centre, Shotover St; Queenstown Events Centre, ph 450 9005 (door sales subject to availability)