Free Solo

  • Sunday | 1:00 pm | Empire Theatre
  • Sport, Mental Health
  • TIFF 2018 Audience Award Winner
  • USA, 2018
  • 97 min

Description

The 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.

Directors

Jimmy Chin, Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi