15 - 17 May2022
Cinema,Copper AuditoriumSquare Chapel
THE WALL OF SHADOWS (12A) Ściana cieni Dir. Eliza Kubarska. Poland / Germany / Switzerland 2020.
1 hr 34 minutes.
In English and Tibetan, Nepali,Russian and Polish with English subtitles. Kumbhakarna is one of the most holy of mountains and it is a cultural taboo within Sherpa society to climb it.Eliza Kubarska’s multi-award-winning documentary shows the dilemma of one Sherpa family when faced with the income offered by a Western expedition to guide them up the mountain. Can the family reconcile their traditions and religion with the opportunity to earn money for their son’s education, and save him from dangerous work as a porter?
“Artful….striking and frequently scary” TOTAL FILM
“This beautiful, meditative film by director and climber Eliza Kubarska captures the power of the Himalayas with great intensity.” THE ARTS DESK
Performance Time: Various times available
Age Suitability & Warning: Cert 12A
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