Free Solo Trailer

Feature Film | 2018

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.

Free Solo went on to win both a BAFTA and an Academy Award for Best Feature Documentary.

Directors Jimmy Chin, Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi
Producers Jimmy Chin, Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi, Evan Hayes, Shannon Dill
Climbers Alex Honnold, Tommy Caldwell
Project Type Feature Film Trailer

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