The Resource Sherpa : trouble on Everest

Sherpa : trouble on Everest

Label
Sherpa : trouble on Everest
Title
Sherpa
Title remainder
trouble on Everest
Contributor
Film director
Screenwriter
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A fight on Everest? It seemed incredible. But in 2013 news channels around the world reported an ugly brawl at 6400 m (21,000 ft) as European climbers fled a mob of angry Sherpas. In 1953, New Zealander Edmund Hillary and Sherpa Tenzing Norgay had reached the summit in a spirit of co-operation and brave optimism. Now climbers and Sherpas were trading insults - even blows. What had happened to the happy, smiling Sherpas and their dedication in getting foreigners to the top of the mountain they hold so sacred? Determined to explore what was going on, the filmmakers set out to make a film of the 2014 Everest climbing season, from the Sherpas' point of view. Instead, they captured a tragedy that would change Everest forever. At 6.45am on 18th April, 2014, a 14,000 ton block of ice crashed down onto the climbing route through the Khumbu Icefall, killing 16 Sherpas. It was the worst tragedy in the history of Everest. The disaster provoked a drastic reappraisal about the role of the Sherpas in the Everest industry. SHERPA tells the story of how, in the face of fierce opposition, the Sherpas united in grief and anger to reclaim the mountain they call Chomolungma
Member of
Characteristic
videorecording
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Sherpa (Documentary film : 2015)
Credits note
Written and directed by Jennifer Peedom
Dewey number
796.552
Intended audience
Rated: M
Language note
In English
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Peedom, Jennifer
Runtime
92
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  • Mountaineering accidents
  • Mountaineering guides (Persons)
  • Mountaineering
  • Mountaineering accidents
  • Sherpa (Nepalese people)
  • Everest, Mount (China and Nepal)
  • Himalaya Mountains
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
Sherpa : trouble on Everest
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Distribution
Copyright
Note
Universal Sony Pictures Home Entertainment: DG5172
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
12 cm.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 DVD-video (92 min.)
Isbn
9317731124020
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
9317731124020
Other physical details
sound, colour
Publisher number
DG5172
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
Region 4; PAL
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Sherpa : trouble on Everest
Distribution
Copyright
Note
Universal Sony Pictures Home Entertainment: DG5172
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
12 cm.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 DVD-video (92 min.)
Isbn
9317731124020
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
9317731124020
Other physical details
sound, colour
Publisher number
DG5172
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
Region 4; PAL
Video recording format
DVD

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