THE WALL OF SHADOWSDocumentary, 2020
CategoryLifestyle, Religion, Sports, Women Filmmaker
Documentary, Poland, Germany, Switzerland 2020
Runtime: 92 min. / 52 min.
Director: Eliza Kubarska
Award winning director Eliza Kubarska (K2 – TOUCHING THE SKY) returns to the Himalaya. A Sherpa family breaks a taboo and climbs Kumbakarna, the most holy of mountains, to earn money for their son’s education. They accompany a European expedition on a wall that has never been climbed before. Will they face the wrath of the mountain Gods?
Festivals: Hot Docs, Millenium Docs Against Gravity, DMZ Docs, Bergen IFF, Jihlava IFF, BANFF, Torelló Mountain FF, Kendal Mountain FF, NAFF, DocPoint Helsinki, DocPoint Tallinn, Vermont Mountain Film Festival, Ulju Mountain FF, Women FF Jerusalem, Salem IFF
Awards: Audience Award @ Millenium Docs Against Gravity, Documentaire Extraordinaire Award @ Bergen IFF, Zürcher Film Preis – Best Directing, Best Documentary of the Year @ NAFF, ACM Award @ Salem IFF, Grand Prize @ UMFF