Skywalkers: A Love Story. Photo courtesy of Sundance Film Festival
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Directed by Jeff Zimbalist and co-directed by Maria Bukhonina
Part of the annual HamptonsFilm SummerDocs Series


Part romance, part thriller, this film follows a daredevil couple as they take their relationship to terrifying new heights in a wild scheme to climb the world’s last great skyscraper and perform a death-defying stunt on the spire.

A daredevil couple risk it all to go where no one has gone before: the top of the world’s last great skyscraper. Angela and Vanya are Russia’s preeminent rooftoppers who defy the odds (and death) to scale the globe’s tallest buildings. As their acrobatic stunts go viral and rack up millions of online views, they form a dynamic duo and create a new artform that they call “skywalking.” Filmed over six years across six countries, SKYWALKERS: A LOVE STORY captures extreme climbing in harrowing detail and is directed and written by Emmy-winning filmmaker Jeff Zimbalist (MOMENTUM GENERATION), and co-directed by Maria Bukhonina. A Netflix release.

A Q&A with co-director Maria Bukhonina will follow the screening.


Performing Arts programming is supported in part by The Schaffner Family Foundation and funding from The Melville Straus Family Endowment. Music Programming is supported in part by The Ellen and James S. Marcus Endowment for Musical Programming. 

Additional support provided by Friends of the Theater: John and Joan D’Addario, and Michèle and Steve Pesner.

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