Wall of Shadows Poland/Nepal
92 min | Documentary | 2020
Δ Won, Documentaire Extraordinaire Eliza Kubarska
Bergen International Film Festival
Δ Nominated, Best International Documentary
Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival
Live virtual screening on Thursday, Dec. 3rd @ 2:00pm PST with filmmaker Q&A to follow.
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A Sherpa family breaks a taboo and climbs the most holy of mountains to earn money for their son’s education. They accompany a western expedition on East Wall of the Khumbakarna Mountain, a wall that has never been climbed before. ‘The Wall of Shadows’ tells the story of an encounter between a young Sherpa boy and an experienced western mountaineer at the foot of the sacred mountain. Will they face the wrath of mountain Gods?
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