Free Solo Film Showing
Oscar winner for Best Documentary
with Director Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi '00
Monday, April 8, 7:00 - 9:00 PM,
James Stewart Theater, 185 Nassau Street
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.
Film followed by a Q&A with director Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi '00.
This is a non-ticketed event open to the public with limited seating.
Banff Centre Mountain Film Festival World Tour 2019
Don't miss this great Annual Event of Amazing mountain and adventure sports films!
Tickets are Now on Sale at the University Ticket Office at Frist Campus Center: $5 Princeton Students, $15 General Public
Order Tickets Online - Saturday Night show is SOLD OUT
Friday, April 26 & Saturday, April 27, 2019
7:00 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
McCosh Hall, Room 10
(new projection screen)
General Admission - Doors open at 6:30 PM, advance tickets on sale starting in February
Join the Princeton students, staff faculty, and local community for this campus favorite that combines awe-inspiring films and an intermission gear raffle! The spectacular action-packed films feature rock climbing, mountaineering, kayaking, mountain biking, extreme skiing and explorations of the natural world.
The Banff Centre Mountain Film Festival World Tour is an international film competition featuring the world's best footage on mountain subjects. The festival began in 1976 and is held annually on the first weekend in November in Banff, Alberta, Canada. Each year, the festival receives approximately 330 films in the film festival competition. An international film festival jury chooses the best films from the finalists and awards prizes in eight categories: Grand Prize, Climbing, Mountain Sports, Mountain Environment, Mountain Culture, Short Mountain Film, and Feature-Length Mountain Film. Audience members select the winner of the People's Choice Award.
Each night will feature different films; film descriptions for each night will be updated to this Web page.
Sponsored by the the Princeton University Outdoor Action Program.
Free parking is available in the West Garage after 5 PM.