Four years ago, the whole world seemed to hold their breath when a group of boys and their soccer coach became trapped in a flooded cave in Thailand. It was an unimaginable, terrifying event to watch unfold, with no guarantee of a happy ending. In their new documentary The Rescue, which was recently placed on the 2022 Academy Awards shortlist for Best Documentary Feature, producers and directors Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi and Jimmy Chin revisit the captivating story in a way you won’t soon forget. Read about the filmmakers’ struggles to bring The Rescue to audiences and be sure to see the amazing results on IU Cinema’s big screen either this Friday or this Sunday!
“A stunning documentary of bone-deep moral resonance and cinematic mastery that deserves to be experienced on the big screen.” — Tomris Laffly, Variety