Free Solo | Denver Film Society | Jimmy Chin | Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi | USA

Free Solo

Jimmy Chin, Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi

EnglishUSA2018100 minWebsite


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WINNER! 2019 Academy Award - Best Documentary Feature

From award-winning documentary filmmaker E. Chai Vasarhelyi (Meru) and world-renowned photographer and mountaineer Jimmy Chin comes National Geographic Documentary Film’s Free Solo, a stunning, intimate and unflinching portrait of the free soloist climber Alex Honnold, as he prepares to achieve his lifelong dream: climbing the face of the world’s most famous rock ... the 3,000ft 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. Succeeding in this challenge, Honnold enters his story in the annals of human achievement. Free Solo is both an edge-of-your seat thriller and an inspiring portrait of an athlete who exceeded our current understanding of human physical and mental potential. The result is a triumph of the human spirit.

Cinematographer: Jimmy Chin, Matt Clegg, Clair Popkin, Mikey Schaefer
Cast: Tommy Caldwell, Jimmy Chin, Alex Honnold