Official Selection MountainFilm 2021

Wall of Shadows

Year
2020
Country
Poland, Germany, Switzerland
Duration:
94 mins

Overview

Despite their misgivings, a Sherpa family prepares to guide a trio of Western climbers up Kumbhakarna, a mountain so sacred they are forbidden to climb it. Tensions mount between the guides, who want to avoid risks but desperately need the money they will earn from completing the trip, and the stubborn westerners who push the group on even though the weather grows dangerous. Wall of Shadows flips the traditional mountain climbing narrative and offers a glimpse inside a Nepali family struggling to make ends meet and the difficult choices they must make when their reputation is on the line.


Colorado Premiere

Production Team

Director
Eliza Kubarska
Producers
Monika Braid
Erik Winker

Film Contact

Festival Screenings

Featured in the 2021 Mountainfilm Festival.