“FREE SOLO” Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi, Jimmy Chin, Evan Hayes and Shannon Dill
Directors: Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi and Jimmy Chin Producers: Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi, Jimmy Chin, Shannon Dill, and Evan Hayes Cinematography: Jimmy Chin, Clair Popkin, and Mikey Schaefer Editor: Bob Eisenhardt Composer: Marco Beltrami Distributors: National Geographic Documentary Films Release Date: September 28, 2018 Run-time: 96 minutes
FILM SYNOPSIS: Renowned free solo climber Alex Honnold has long desired to attempt El Capitan, the 3,000-foot granite rock in Yosemite National Park. Although he wants to begin, Honnold is suddenly plagued by injuries and his friends and family worry for his safety. Nothing can stop him, however, and Honnold becomes the only athlete to make the treacherous ascent without ropes.