RLJ Entertainment picks up doc on 1st African American expedition to tackle North America’s highest peak

Shadow and Act – Filmed 3 summers ago, and previously titled "Expedition Denali," the now-titled "An American Ascent" follows 9 mountaineers who attempted to become the first all-African-American team to climb Denali (a.k.a. Mount McKinley) in Alaska, which rises to 20,320 feet above sea level.


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