Film

United States Of Joe’s

In rural Utah a valley of world-class bouldering is nestled among a conservative community of Mormons but when a ragged band of climbers shows up, the two cultures clash.
 
Photo by Brett Lowell

About

Director

Nick Rosen, Peter Mortimer

Producer

Josh Lowell, Zachary Barr, Mike Negri

Running time

21 minutes

Country / Nationality

USA

Our Judges say:

Starts out like your average climbing retrospective and turns into something completely unexpected, surprising, and uplifting!

Anna Paxton

In rural Utah, a valley of world-class bouldering is nestled among a conservative community of Mormons, cowboys and coal miners. When a ragged band of punk rock climbers shows up, the two cultures inevitably clash. After years of antagonism, a group of climbers work with locals to build a more harmonious future. But in this divided era, is that even possible?