WORLD PREMIERE One of the world’s youngest elite rock climbers, Ashima Shiraishi spent her formative years breaking numerous age-based climbing milestones, spurred on by her number one fan and coach, her father, Poppo a retired Butoh dancer and avant-garde performer with no formal climbing experience. When these New Yorkers travel to South Africa to conquer a V14 boulder problem, father and daughter must face their interpersonal struggles in tandem with the challenging ascent. – Brandon Harrison
The first screening will be followed by a Q&A with director Kenji Tsukamoto producer Minji Chang and subjects Ashima Shiraishi, Poppy & Miko Shiraishi. The second screening will be followed by a Q&A with director Kenji Tuskamoto, producer Minji Chang and subject Ashima Shiraishi.
All in-person screening venues provide sound amplification headphones upon request with venue management. IFC Center can also provide a T-Coil loop for compatible devices.