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The Wall Of Shadows (12A) S

16 May
19 May 2022

Directed by

Eliza Kubarska

The Wall Of Shadows (Cert TBC) S

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?

"Asks important questions – about western entitlement, and whether scaling a mountain is the same as respecting it" - The Guardian