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
Awards: Audience Award @ Millenium Docs Against Gravity, Documentaire Extraordinaire Award @ Bergen IFF, Zürcher Film Preis – Best Directing, Best Documentary of the Year @ NAFF