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Andy Kirkpatrick

Royal Institute showing of Psycho Vertical


Royal Institute showing of Psycho Vertical

London Premier of Psycho Vertical 5th Febuary

This is a unique event, bringing the award-winning film Psycho Vertical to the two-hundred-year-old Royal Institution lecture theatre in central London. The event will also include the film’s protagonist: Andy Kirkpatrick, talking about the book the film was based on, as well the making of the film, plus a Q&A. This is not an event to miss!

“There were lots of great climbing films this year, making it was a really tough category to judge. However all the jury agreed that one film in this category stood out because of the honesty of the protagonist and its refreshing filmmaking style. In this era of social media, our feeds are full of professional athletes ‘living the dream’. This film digs a lot deeper. The filmmaker successfully employs some unorthodox techniques and the filmmaking feels very fresh, at times even bordering on experiancental. It is a ‘warts and all’ profile that leaves an audience with a true rendering of a well-known climber and a film which transcends its category.

— Paul Diffley, jury member, Banf Mountain Film Festival 2017