The Wildest Dream: Conquest of Everest
6:30 PM on Monday, October 20
Admission is free
This documentary film depicts the expedition and disappearance of British climbers George Mallory and Andrew Irvine on Mount Everest in 1924 and the quest by renowned mountaineer Conrad Anker to recover their bodies eighty-five years later. The film features archival footage of the trek and is told through the voices of Anker, Liam Neeson, Ralph Fiennes, Natasha Richardson, and Alan Rickman.
The screening will be followed by a discussion with award-winning mountaineer, photographer, author, and George Mallory expert, Ed Webster.
This event is sponsored by the Suffolk Cinema Series of the Communications & Journalism Department, the Suffolk University Theatre Department, and the Distinguished Visiting Scholars and Seminar for Freshmen programs.