SFFL 2017: Man On Wire

British filmmaker James Marsh’s celebrated documentary which went on to win an Academy Award® and BAFTA for Best Documentary following its premiere at the 2008 Sundance Film Festival.

On August 7th 1974, a young Frenchman called Philippe Petit stepped out on a wire suspended between the twin towers of New York’s World Trade Center, at the time the world’s tallest buildings. After an hour of dancing on the wire with no safety net or harness, he was finally arrested for this beautiful but illegal act of daring.

Club and Group screenings

Fri 2nd Jun 15.00 35mm: Playing from a 35mm print Redford Recommends: A showcase for 3 of most influential films that have been supported by Sundance Institute Labs or played the Sundance Film Festival over the years. Showing from 35mm prints. Sundance Film Festival: London.

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