The story of the climb that captured the world’s imagination


REEL ROCK is thrilled to finally unveil its most ambitious project yet: The Dawn Wall feature documentary. The first official teaser is now live! Plus, the North American Premiere is this weekend at the SXSW Film Festival in Austin, TX. Details about the documentary’s wide release will follow shortly.


The Dawn Wall is a Red Bull Media House Production in association with Sender Films. It’s the definitive story of the climb that captured the world’s imagination.

In January 2015, Tommy Caldwell and Kevin Jorgeson spent 19 days living on the side of El Capitan, in Yosemite National Park. The renowned rock climbers were attempting the first free climb of the unthinkably blank 3,000-foot face known as The Dawn Wall. Their efforts to complete the world’s hardest big wall ignited a global media frenzy, inspiring millions.

The Dawn Wall goes …