Three years winning the Oscar for Free Solo, filmmakers E. Chai Vasarhelyi and Jimmy Chin return to Toronto with The Rescue. Once again, the filmmakers find a way to keep us on the edge of our seats. It’s a very different film from their Oscar winner in that this film focuses on the Northern Thailand cave rescue mission in 2018. The world was glued to the news as twelve boys and their coach were stuck…"The Rescue – Toronto 2021"
Free Solo documents free soloist Alex Honnold in his attempt to climb the Freerider route (2,900 feet) of El Capitan in the Yosemite National Park. Alex Honnold is seen a phenomenon in the eyes of free soloist climbers. It’s a dangerous profession–one that surely holds a risk given how ropes are not involved. One wrong move while climbing and it’s life or death. Co-directors E. Chai Vasarhelyi and Jimmy Chin follow the climber every step of…"TIFF 2018: Free Solo"