Coming to theatres today, Friday, September 28:
Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi and Jimmy Chin
DOC NYC, Toronto, Los Angeles
The chronicle of a man’s attempt to be the first person to scale a notorious cliff wall without ropes or safety gear.
The doc will screen as part of DOC NYC’s Short List this November, for which our program notes read:
Alex Honnold is one of the most accomplished rock climbers ever. This riveting film follows him as he seeks to be the first climber to ascend free solo – without safety ropes – the 3000-foot cliff of El Capitan in California’s Yosemite Park. He also has to navigate the concerns of loved ones over this life-risking pursuit. Winner of the Toronto International Film Festival’s People’s Choice Documentary Award, this film delivers suspense like no other.