FREE SOLO + Satellite Q&A with Alex Honnold and filmmakers
To celebrate International Mountain Day on 11 December, join us for a live event of FREE SOLO followed by Q&A with Alex Honnold and directors Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi & Jimmy Chin. The screening and Q&A will be broadcast live across the UK and Ireland via satellite.
From award-winning documentary filmmaker E. Chai Vasarhelyi and world-renowned photographer and mountaineer Jimmy Chin, the directors of MERU, comes FREE SOLO, a stunning, intimate and unflinching portrait of free soloist climber Alex Honnold,as he prepares to achieve his lifelong dream: climbing the face of the world’s most famous rock ... the 3,200-foot 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 places his story in the annals of human achievement.
This sublime, lyrical opus from Nuri Bilge Ceylan (Winter Sleep) follows the homecoming of a young would-be writer, who returns from his studies to find funding for his book, but finds himself at odds with his hometown, his family, and what the future holds. The film premiered to critical acclaim at Cannes in 2018.
18.30Discover Tuesdays: Discover stunning cinema. Whether it's a cult classic, an art-house gem or a riveting documentary, there will always be a chance to see something different and brilliant in our weekly slot.
At the age of 84, U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has developed a breathtaking legal legacy while becoming an unexpected pop culture icon. But without a definitive Ginsburg biography, the unique personal journey of this diminutive, quiet warrior's rise to the nation's highest court has been largely unknown, even to some of her biggest fans – until now. RBG is a revelatory documentary exploring Ginsburg 's exceptional life and career from Betsy West and Julie Cohen, and co-produced by Storyville Films and CNN Films.