• Feature Sunday at The Empire

Sunday, March 3rd, 2018

The Empire Theatre

Feature Sunday is a powerful closing to Downtown DocFest. Two films are featured for your viewing pleasure at The Empire Theatre.


Free Solo

  • Jimmy Chin, Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi
  • 97 min


The award-winning documentarian duo behind 2015’s acclaimed “Meru” return to high altitudes, this time as renowned rock climber Alex Honnold attempts to do what no climber has done before: ascend free solo — without safety ropes — up the 3,000-foot cliff of El Capitan in California’s Yosemite National Park. TIFF 2018 Audience Award Winner.


DocFest Finale
Anthropocene:The Human Epoch

  • Jennifer Baichwal, Nicholas de Pencier, Edward Burtynsky
  • 87 min


A cinematic meditation on humanity’s massive re-engineering of the planet, Anthropocene: The Human Epoch is a four years in the making feature documentary film from the multiple-award winning team of Jennifer Baichwal, Nicholas de Pencier, and Edward Burtynsky. Narrated by Alicia Vikander.

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