some of my favourite films, and people!
most are freely available to view
Loved By All: Apa Sherpa
Sherpa's Cinema - 14 min
"a child of the Khumbu, Apa Sherpa climbed Everest 21 times " as a high-altitude porter
K2 - Invisible Footmen
Lara Lee <1hr
story of high-altitude porters and climbers from Balistan, Pakistan, who support K2 expeditions
POC <1hr (subtitles)
"incredible freeride expedition into the Karakoram range"
K2 Abruzzi Route: 2018
Tokoyo Hutte - 33 min
very raw & intense gopro film by Japanese climber on K2, no heroics/narration, some screen comments
The Porter: Untold (2020)
Pathfinder Creations <1hr
"a young privileged American attempts to make history at Everest by becoming a Porter"
one of my most favourite films - a rich orchestral journey through humanity from a birds eye view!
20 Seconds of Joy
Red Bull - 1hr
"Jens Hoffmann's documentary on the life and career of BASE jumper and skier Karina Hollekim"
Red Bull <1hr (subtitles)
"Skiing phenom Jérémie Heitz challenges himself to ski 15 steepest 4,000m peaks in the Alps”
The Salt of the Earth
Wim Wender <2hr
brutal history of 70’s through 2k’s via the photography of Sebastian Salgado, uplifting ending
Code Red - Tahiti Biggest
Tim Bonython - 18min
Teahupo'o at its biggest and scariest ever - another level of surfing beyond intense
Cloudbreak - Amazing!
Tim Bonython < 6min
epic 2011 swell with the most appreciative surfers there to take advantage
Alex Gray - Grief & Life
Pro Surfer inspires < 35min
powerful insight for school students about living life, pursuing goals, facing life's challenges - very generous!
David Lama Memorial
David's memorial < 4min
more than a climber - a world champion, and a truly inspiring humble human being
Hadley Hammer Pro Skiing
Jackson Hole < 4min
Professional Skier speaks about her journey, inspiring young people to pursue their goals
TWENTY - Freeriding
Guido Perrini < 1hr
"an accidental history of freeriding" - incredible athletes, some no longer with us - great!