Free Solo + Satellite Q&A 12A
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From the archive
This film was last shown on 11 December 2018
Free Solo is a stunning, intimate and unflinching portrait of climber Alex Honnold, as he prepares to achieve his lifelong dream: climbing the face of the world’s most famous rock, the 3,200-foot El Capitan in Yosemite National Park, without a rope... Celebrated as one of the greatest athletic feats of any kind, Honnold’s climb set the ultimate standard: perfection or death. Free Solo is an edge-of-your seat thriller and an inspiring portrait of an athlete who challenges both his body and his beliefs on a quest to triumph over the impossible, revealing the personal toll of excellence. The documentary succeeds in beautifully capturing deeply human moments with Honnold as well as the death-defying climb with exquisite artistry and masterful, vertigo-inducing camerawork.
This special preview screening will feature a live satellite Q&A with the film’s subject, celebrated free soloist climber Alex Honnold.
- Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi , Jimmy Chin
- 1 hour 40 minutes