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Sherpa Movie Fund Raiser Event for the Christina Noble Childrens Foundation

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The Backlot Studios

65 Haig Street

Southbank, VIC 3006

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Join us for an entertaining and educational 3-hour movie and social event at The Backlot Studios in Southbank. Sherpa - Trouble on Everest is a documentary about the impact of the mountain climbing industry on Sherpas in Nepal. Ping, Emma & Ross are hosting this event to raise funds and awareness for The Christina Noble Children's Foundation. 100% of profits from this event will go to the foundation, helping improve the lives of at-risk children in Vietnam and Mongolia. Tickets cost $40 per person, however, you are invited to donate more when purchasing your ticket if you wish.

The event starts at 2pm with afternoon tea provided, although drinks are not included in the ticket price and will be available for purchase at the bar. We’ll tell you more about the great work Christina Noble Children's Foundation does before the movie, and after the screening, we’ll draw the raffle where lots of fantastic prizes can be won.

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Sherpa is a 2015 documentary film by Australian filmmaker Jennifer Peedom, filmed during the 2014 Mount Everest ice avalanche.

It focuses on Phurba Tashi, a Sherpa who has made 21 Mount Everest ascents and leads the team for New Zealander Russell Brice's expedition company, Himex. However, Tashi's wife and family in Khumjung don’t want him to keep risking his life climbing for the money. The film explores the Sherpa culture and their spiritual relationship with the mountain, as well as the heavy work and risks Sherpas take in making multiple ascents to take equipment and supplies up the mountain to enable foreign climbers to complete their journey.

After the ice avalanche kills 16 Sherpas, the focus shifts to the differing perspectives and understanding of the various groups in the following days. The Sherpas stage a protest meeting and most do not want to climb - some out of respect for the dead and others wanting to push for better working conditions. The film contains archival footage of Tenzing Norgay and Edmund Hillary and includes interviews with Norgay's children.

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The Backlot Studios

65 Haig Street

Southbank, VIC 3006

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