TORN

TORN

92 min

NYC PREMIERE When renowned mountain climber Alex Lowe died in an avalanche, his son Max was just ten years old. Nearly 20 years later, Max explores his family’s experience with loss in this deeply personal film. The cinematography captures the astounding vistas that inspired Alex’s adventures while Max’s intimate interviews with family members probe what it means to lose a husband and father too soon. “It’s both moving and complicated” (Indiewire). –Thom Powers

This screening will be followed by a Q&A with Director Max Lowe, film subjects Conrad Anker and Jenni Anker-Lowe.

This film contains the following accessibility options for viewers:
Closed Captioning for in-person screenings at IFC Center and Cinepolis Chelsea

All in-person screening venues provide hearing impaired listening devices upon request with venue management.

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Director: Max Lowe
Executive Producer: Carolyn Bernstein, Ryan Harrington, Bengt Anderson
Producer: Chris Murphy, Jonathan Chinn, Simon Chinn, Max Lowe, Co-Producer: Vanessa Tovell
Writer: Michael Harte
Cinematographer: Logan Schneider, Chris Murphy
Editor: Michael Harte
Music: Danny Bensi, Saunder Jurriaans
Language: English
Country: USA
Year: 2021
Publicist: Clu Collective
US Distributor: National Geographic