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First Thursdays: Free Solo Thursday, April 4

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First Thursdays: Free Solo Part of the First Thursdays series

  • Date: April 4, 2019
  • Time: 11:00 am to 1:00 pm
  • Price: $10
    $10 adults, $5 students
  • Rating: PG-13

Winner of the Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature and the BAFTA Film Award for Best Documentary.

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.

Thank you to Sheffield Foundation for sponsoring the First Thursdays Film Series through the Gorton Producer Program.

 

First Thursdays Film Series: On the first Thursday of every month at 11 and 7, Gorton screens the latest in independent cinema here at Gorton. From award-winning documentaries, to riveting dramas to artistically excellent cinematic short films, Gorton’s First Thursday series offers the very best of cinema every single month. This series also includes a screening of Sundance Shorts each December.

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Produced By The Sheffield Foundation

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