K2 And The Invisible Footmen
Global Cultures • 54m
The indigenous porters who for decades have facilitated the ascent of the world's most extreme mountain
K2 and the Invisible FootmenK2 is widely seen as the world's harshest mountain. Yet many indigenous porters make a living in its extreme conditions, carrying provisions for foreign climbing expeditions. Often risking their lives with only rudimentary equipment, they receive minimal pay for their efforts. Against a backdrop of breathtaking natural beauty, this cinematic doc explores the everyday courage and sacrifice of the men who call the 'Savage Mountain' their home.
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