The Crash Reel

The Crash Reel

Directed by: Lucy Walker

Friday, December 13 - Thursday, December 19, 2013

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Shortlisted for the Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature

THE CRASH REEL follows one of the heroes of the world of extreme sports—snowboarder Kevin Pearce, who’s forced to reflect on the dangers inherent in his passion. Just before the 2010 Olympics, where he was expected to be the chief rival to gold medalist Shaun White, Pearce suffered a horrific accident during practice. Oscar-nominated filmmaker Lucy Walker follows Pearce and his family through recovery in this candid and revealing look a different side of snowboarding thrills.

NR, 108 Minutes
USA


"One of the great sporting docs... an insightful, deeply affecting journey."
- Time Out (London)


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