From award-winning documentary filmmaker E. Chai Vasarhelyi (Meru) and world-renowned photographer and mountaineer Jimmy Chin comes a stunning, intimate, and unflinching portrait of Alex Honnold. The free soloist climber prepares to achieve his lifelong dream: climbing the face of the world’s most famous rock — the 3,000-foot El Capitan in Yosemite National Park — without a rope. Celebrated as one of the greatest athletic feats of any kind, Honnold’s climb sets the ultimate standard: perfection or death. Succeeding in this challenge, he enters his story in the annals of human achievement. This film 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.

Free Solo

2018 US 100mins
Festival Year: 2019
DirectorProducer: Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi DirectorProducer: Jimmy Chin
Types: Documentary, Feature, Watch Now
Topic: Adventure

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