Mountain Queen: The Summits of Lhakpa Sherpa

Tuesday, July 2, 2024

Special Events

  • Tue Jul 2 : 

    On-stage conversation with dir. Lucy Walker at 7:00 p.m.

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Lhakpa Sherpa is the first Nepali woman to summit and descend Mount Everest — but how she navigated her life as a single mother and immigrant is an even more heroic tale. Oscar-nominated filmmaker Lucy Walker illuminates the inspiring world of a remarkable woman who continues to venture forth from her new life in Connecticut (where she works as a dishwasher at Whole Foods) to actively scale the Earth’s greatest peaks.

The screening will be followed by an on-stage conversation with filmmaker Lucy Walker.

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Screening as part of DOC NYC Selects Summer 2024

  • Country USA
  • Language English, Nepali and Sherpa with English Subtitles
  • Running Time 100 minutes
  • Format DCP
  • Distributor DOC NYC Selects
  • Director Lucy Walker
  • Cast Nima Sherpa, Lhakpa Sherpa, Shiny Dijmarescu, Sunny Dijmarescu
  • Accessibility Assistive Listening, T-Coil

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