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Saturday 25th February 1:30 PM

Sherpas, the True Heroes of Everest 

Director: Hari Thapa & Frank Senn Country: Switzerland
Cert: Year: 2009 Length: 51 mins
Sherpas, the True Heroes of Everest

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Score: 70.83% Attendance: 45


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Sherpas The True Heroes of Mount Everest focuses on the hired Sherpas of a Swiss Everest Expedition Team. Among the Sherpas is Dawa, who has accented the Everest summit thirteen times. The film heroically showcases the role of Sherpas who make it possible for the big-pocketed Western climbers to reach the summit. Made by documentary makers at Swiss Television plus Hari Thapa, film-maker in Kathmandhu the film has won prizes at a number of film festivals including Best Film at Kathmandhu

Thanks to Hari Thapa

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