Directed by Jimmy Chin and Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi
87 min | 2015 | USA | Rated R
*Post-film discussion with Dr. Perry Renshaw of the University of Utah.
After suffering dramatic set backs in their lives, three close friends who are among the world’s best professional climbers battle their complicated pasts, inner demons, and nature’s harshest elements in an attempt to confront the Shark’s Fin on Mount Meru, the most technically complicated and dangerous peak in the Himalayas, one that has never been scaled to completion.
Official Selection: 2015 Sundance Film Festival, 2015 Full Frame Documentary Film Festival, 2015 San Francisco International Film Festival, 2015 Telluride Mountainfilm