Return to Mount Kennedy is a documentary that looks back on a historic 1965 climb in which Bobby Kennedy and Jim Whittaker (the first American to scale Everest) summited a mountaintop named after the assassinated JFK. Bobby, of course, was murdered a few years later, and Whittaker’s son pledged to conquer the snow-capped mountain again. Eric Becker directed this thoughtful quest film that combines natural, historical and human interest.

Los Feliz Theater, 1822 N. Vermont Ave., Los Feliz, Tue., Nov. 5, various showtimes; $6.50-$9.50. (323) 664-2169, vintagecinemas.com.