North Face (2008)

All Kansas City Public Library locations will close at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, November 26, and will remain closed all day Thursday, November 27, for Thanksgiving.

Inspired by Bev Chapman’s mountaineering documentary Nawang Gombu: Heart of a Tiger, which debuts July 28 at the Plaza Branch, the Film Vault this month is offering a series of movies about life and death at high altitudes. North Face (2008; Unrated)
Where the Air is Thin
Saturday, July 20, 2013
1:30pm @ Central Library

On July 28 the Library debuts the new documentary Nawang Gombu: Heart of a Tiger, about one of the world’s great mountaineers. That documentary, produced by Kansas City filmmaker Bev Chapman, inspired this film series about life and death at high altitudes.

Saturdays at 1:30 p.m.

July 6 K2  (1991; R)
July 13 Vertical Limit  (2000; PG-13)
July 20 North Face  (2008; Unrated)
July 27 Touching the Void  (2003; R)