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Free Solo

January 26, 2019 - January 27, 2019

Single Tickets $6-$10     Semester Passes $35     Where Are Films Shown?     Where Can I Park for free on Campus?      WATCH THE TRAILER

Academy Award Nominee: Best Documentary Feature … 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.

Directors: Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi and Jimmy Chin

Runtime:100 min / presented in part by IU Outdoor Adventures

co-feature: MERU


Critic’s Pick! Alex Honnold’s Free Solo climb should be celebrated as one of the great athletic feats of any kind, ever…. A miraculous opportunity for the rest of us to experience what you might call the human sublime​ -The NY Times

A​nother passage can be written in the annals of human achievement. –The New Yorker

Both intimate and expansive, Free Solo is a documentary beautifully calculated to literally take your breath away. And it does. -Los Angeles Times


Whether you care about climbing or not, you’ll appreciate this tale of passion, discipline and, ultimately, transcendence. One incredible climb for one athlete, one quantum leap for mankind. -Toronto Globe and Mail




Sat, Jan 26
Becoming Astrid 5pm @ IU Global & International Theater
Free Solo 7pm @ the IU Fine Art Theater – Tonight’s screening is ON
Shoplifters 7:30 @ the IU Global & International Theater

Sun, Jan 27 at the Buskirk-Chumley Theater*
Meru – 2:30
Free Solo – 4:45
The Handmaid’s Tale 7:15

Sun, Jan 27 @ Bear’s Place
Becoming Astrid 4:30 – Last Chance!
Shoplifters 7pm 

*Click here to purchase discounted tickets to the Buskirk-Chumley Theater screenings – tickets will increase in price the day of the show.




January 26, 2019
January 27, 2019
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