Keyword: himalaya

Lost Horizon

Lost Horizon (1936)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 118 minutes Release date: 11/29/1936
Beyond the Edge

Beyond the Edge (2014)

Rated: None Runtime: 90 minutes Release date: 07/03/2014
In 1953, the ascent of Everest remained the last of earth's great challenges. Standing at over 29,000ft, the world's highest mountain posed a fearsome challenge and had already claimed thirteen lives in previous expeditions. Faced with treacherous winds, sub-zero temperatures and battling altitude sickness, Edmund Hillary, a modest bee-keeper and keen mountaineer from Auckland, New Zealand, and...
Yoko

Yoko (2012)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 02/15/2012

K2: Siren of the Himalayas (2014)

Rated: None Runtime: 75 minutes Release date: 08/21/2014
This film follows an historic attempt to summit the world's most challenging peak on the 100-year anniversary of the Duke of Abruzzi's landmark K2 expedition in 1909. World-class alpinists Fabrizio Zangrilli and Gerlinde Kaltenbrunner team up with veteran climbers Jake Meyer and Chris Szymiec in a dangerous foray of high altitude mountaineering. The documentary also examines the history and...
Dir: Dave Ohlson
With: N/A

Precious Caterpillar (2014)

Rated: None Runtime: 101 minutes Release date: 08/20/2014
Thirty years ago, the caterpillar Cordyceps sinensis, aka "Tibet's golden worm" and "The Viagra of the Himalayas," was discovered as a natural remedy. Some nomadic communities make up to 80% of their income collecting the larva. This documentary follows Darloe, an elder of the Amdo region, as he travels 800 kilometers with his family to gather the caterpillars, and explores the greater...