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PROGRAM

The Ascent of Everest

  • UK
  • 2019
  • 57min
  • color
  • Documentary

Everest summit is also known as the Third Pole. On May 29th, 1953, Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay were the first to reach Mt. Everest summit. Valuable archival footage and a first-hand voice-over from Hillary give detailed accounts of his climbing endeavors and introduce England’s history of challenge and sacrifice made by mountaineers until the first British ascent. He also comments on his Nepalese Tenzing Norgay, not as an employer but an equal climbing partner and states the philosophical background on why he ventured up Mt. Everest. (SHIN Young-chul) 

Schedule

  • 2019-09-07

    16:00

    Alps Cinema 3

    G E   

Director

  • Antonello PADOVANO

    Film & documentary director and series producer. Before founding "Hands That Should Be Farming Productions" and "Thyangboche productions", he directed 39 documentaries for worldwide television in 27 countries. Recently completed a Cambodia Angkor Wat film. Produced and directed 35mm feature-length film The Four Doors of the Desert. Frequent Producer & Director for RAI Television Italy. 

Credit

  • ProducerAntonello PADOVANO
  • Cinematography Lucio MARCUCCI
  • Editor Antonello PADOVANO
  • Music Angelo TALOCCI