Nepal

A thoughtful account of high risk at high altitude
Documentary director Jen Peedom chronicles an industrial dispute like no other in her thoughtful account of high risk at high altitude, Sherpa.
Much has been made of Deepak Rauniyar’s Highway’s inclusion in the 2012 Berlinale Panorama section. It is the first Nepalese film to be selected and this fact has spawned two extremes of critical response. On one side, fawning praise that...
A big screen experience.
In a remote village in the Himalayas, the wheat crop isn't sufficient to feed the people; salt has to be transported across the mountains and sold in order to survive. On the latest expedition, the old chief's son has died; Tinle, the chief,...