Best Documentary Film
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United Kingdom, 2006, 104 Minute Running Time
Topics: Documentary, Family Friendly, Woman Director
Programs: 2007 Best of Fest, Awards Buzz - Best Documentary Feature
Language: English English Sub-Titles
Award Winner: Audience Choice Award Best - Documentary
This insightful documentary follows a group of blind Tibetan teenagers—outcasts in their culture—as they attempt to hike up the 23,000-foot summit of Lhakpa Ri on the north side of Mount Everest with the aid of a dedicated, mountaineering dream team. Director Lucy Walker captures the monumental landscape and the unique conflicts that arise amongst them on their trek.
DIRECTOR: Lucy Walker
Producer: Sybill Robson Orr
Editor: Sebastian Duthy
Cinematographer: Petr Cikhart
Music: Nitin Sawhney
Filmography: Devil’s Playground (2002)
Official Film Website