Climbing Mt Everest is literally used as a phrase for un-achievable tasks. Mount Everest, also know as Chomolungma in Tibet, is the world’s highest mountain.And yet there are so many who have conquered it. Year after year, more and more adventurers embark upon the journey of climbing Everest and those few who actually are able to achieve this task do it under the guidance of local Sherpas. Facing hazards like avalanches and ice-falls, these Sherpas accompany climbers on life-threatening missions. Many do not return. Also Read - 'Will Beat You with Belt’: Union Minister Renuka Singh's Threat to Chhattisgarh Officials Caught On Camera | Watch
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Not much is written or spoken about sherpas and their life. So, director Jennifer Peedom set out to uncover tension in the 2014 Everest climbing season from the Sherpas’ point of view. Instead, she captured a tragedy when an avalanche struck, killing 16 Sherpas. Her award-winning documentary is a visual and emotional masterpiece that tells us the story of how the Sherpas united after the tragedy in the face of fierce opposition, to reclaim the mountain they call Chomolungma. Here’s a sneak peek!
Sherpa (2015) Official Trailer from Felix Media on Vimeo.