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Tues, Feb 13, 7:30, The Cinematheque

Life in the Himalayas

Culture, Environment, Canadian

Films and stories focusing on life in the highest mountains.

Date, Time & Location:

Tues, Feb 13, The Cinematheque
Evening – Doors 7:00pm Show 7:30pm

Speakers

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Istvan Hernadi

Istvan Hernadi is a retired IT engineer who spends his time exploring the mountains of BC, Yukon, Alaska, the Andes and the Himalayas. His photography is featured on Getty Images and his writings have appeared in several magazines. He self-published a number of photo books featuring his adventures in Bhutan, Sikkim and northern Canada. He is a Life member of the Alpine Club of Canada where he led numerous mountaineering, skiing and trail running trips in Western Canada.

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Films

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Loved By All: The Story of Apa Sherpa

WINNER: BEST MOUNTAIN CULTURE FILM - VIMFF 2018
BC PREMIERE
Director: Eric Crosland
Origin: Canada
Year of Production: 2017
Duration: 14 min

Apa Sherpa has climbed Mount Everest 21 times, more than any other human. But he wouldn't wish this upon anybody. Having grown up in the remote Khumbu region of Nepal, Apa was forced to leave school and work as a porter at the age of 12. His dreams of being a doctor forever lost. It is a story all to common for the Sherpa people of Nepal, a story Apa aims to change with his work at the Apa Sherpa Foundation.

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Mothered By Mountains

BC PREMIERE
Director: Renan Ozturk
Origin: Nepal
Year of Production: 2017
Duration: 16 min

Pasang Lhamu Sherpa Akita, Nepal’s leading female mountain guide, has been on top of the tallest peaks on Earth. When she teams up to make a first ascent with an unlikely partner - local punk-rock icon, Sareena Rai - they both find that the paths to the greatest summits lie within.

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The Last Honey Hunter

WINNER: GRAND PRIZE - VIMFF 2018
Director: Ben Knight
Origin: Nepal
Year of Production: 2016
Duration: 36 min

The Last Honey Hunter documents one of the few remaining cultures to harvest the wild hallucinogenic honey from jungle cliffs deep in the remote valleys of eastern Nepal. The film follows Maule Dhan Kulung – the last man in Saadi who knows the ancient ways of the harvest – on his last trip to the cliffs.

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THE CINEMATHEQUE

1131 Howe St, Vancouver, BC | (604) 688-8202