Witness the gut-churning challenges facing a solo climber as he tackles Yosemite’s 3,000ft high El Capitan wall.
Dirs Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi, Jimmy Chin
Courtesy of Dogwoof
A nail-biting documentary from award-winning filmmaker Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi and world-renowed photographer and mountaineer Jimmy Chin. This poignant, in-depth portrait of noted American rock climber Alex Honnold follows him as he attempts to become the first person to ever free solo climb Yosemite’s 3,000ft high El Capitan Wall – with no ropes or safety gear. This is a thrilling, edge-of-your-seat experience, filmed with vertigo-inducing camerawork that looks into the life and motivation of an athlete determined to push himself to the extreme in his quest to achieve the perfect climb. Honnold challenges not only his body but his beliefs, especially when the unexpected twist of falling in love threatens his focus...
There will be a Preview screening of Free Solo + Q&A on Tue 11 Dec.