“Why not” (Italy, 2017, Davide Grimoldi, 17’)

Eleonora (Lola) is a passionate climber in alla season. In March 2015, while she is climbing an icefall in Val Daone, she is victim of a dreadful accident in which she loses the use of his legs. For Lola, however, the desire to resume physical activity and dive back into the climbing is overwhelming, and after a few months of rehabilitation, accept without hesitation the proposal of some friends to climb, with special equipements, a way on the mythical El Capitan wall, in Yosemite Nationa Park. The film is a story of this experience, without wanting to be a history of the ascent, but rather a story of how she prepared and lived it, in a mix of carefree smiles, real action, nights in portaledge, hours and days together great friends, but in the end, the disappointment of not having completed the climb. Without giving too much weight to failure, Lola is happy for the experience and the proposal to retry again another firm, without delay, reply ... WHY NOT
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