K2 and the Invisible Footmen
Year: 2015
Country: Pakistan, USA, Brazil
Duration: 54 min
Director: Lara Lee
Category: Mountainering, Movies

Iara Lee chronicles the lives of the indigenous porters of Gilgit/Baltistan in Pakistan. These heroes of mountaineering make possible the ascent of K2, the second highest mountain in the world. The film depicts the courage and everyday sacrifices of these unacknowledged porters, and provides a fresh look into Pakistan, a country typically portrayed as being merely a land of conflict.

Shown with:
Citadel, 55’