As of 8.27.2021 Maine Film Center is requiring proof of vaccination or a negative COVID-19 test at all indoor events. Masks required.  Details here. 

The Alpinist

October 1–October 14, 2021

1 hour 32 minutes


Maine Film Center

Railroad Square Cinema, 17 Railroad Square, Waterville, ME

"As a piece of watch-through-your-fingers filmmaking, THE ALPINIST stands right alongside the Oscar winning FREE SOLO”–Time Out.  Indeed, the footage of the film’s unprecedentedly daring yet disarmingly shy subject, Marc-André Leclerc, scaling mountain walls no one ever imagined possible is both thrilling and a truly breathtaking view of nature’s glories. Climaxing with Leclerc’s ascents of the previously unclimbed Torre Egger in Patagonia, filmed by Leclerc himself, “the images are often dizzying and dazzling” (Variety). “There’s no denying the heart-in-mouth thrill of watching Leclerc in the zone, following his dreams and, on his own terms, touching the sublime” —

Sat. and Sun. at 12:40

Proof of vaccination (or a negative COVID-19 test) and masking at all indoor events is required


No performances are currently available.
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