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Rock Mill and Rock Candy are proud to bring REEL ROCK 17 back to Akron on March 11th! 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.


Saturday, March 11th

5:30pm // Doors open at the theater, raffle tickets for sale to support Rock Mill’s youth climbing team.

6:00pm // REEL ROCK 17 begins. Raffle during intermission.

8:00pm // After-party at Rock Mill


University of Akron Student Union Theater
303 Carroll St.
Akron, OH 44325

After-party at Rock Mill
677 Carroll St.
Akron, OH 44314



Approx run-time: 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