An American Ascent documents the first African American expedition to tackle Denali aka Mt. McKinley, North America’s highest peak. By embarking on the grueling multi-week climb of 20,237ft Denali, nine African American climbers try to shed light on the complex relationship many African Americans have with the outdoors by changing the face of America’s biggest and baddest mountain on the 100th anniversary of its first summit. Has won many awards across the country at numerous film festivals as well as being screened at The White House.
Thursday, February 23 at 8:30pm
Lake Region State College, Student Union 1801 College Drive North