Touching the Void (2003)

All Library locations will be closed on Monday, September 1, in observance of Labor Day.

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. Touching the Void (2003; R)
Where the Air is Thin
Saturday, July 27, 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.

This title is recommended for adult audiences only. MPAA rating: R.

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)