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Blindsight

Synopsis
An uplifting documentary that follows six blind Tibetan teenagers as they set out on a three-week expedition to climb the 23,000-foot peak Lhakpa Ri on the north side of Mount Everest, led by two blind adults: experienced mountain-climber Erik Weihenmayer and Sabriye Tenberken, founder of Tibet’s first and only school for the blind.
DVD extras: A Whole New Light’, ‘Reaching Out In The Darkness’, ‘After The Mountain’, ‘Coming To America’, Photo Gallery
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Year of release
2009
Year of production
2006
Subjects
Social Studies; Psychology; Sports science
Keywords
behavioural psychology; blindness; mountaineering

Credits

Director
Lucy Walker

Distribution Formats

Type
DVD
Format
Region 2 PAL
Price
£15.99
Duration/Size
104 minutes
Year
2009

Distributor

 

Available from retail outlets

Name

Revelation Films Ltd

Web
http://www.revfilms.com External site opens in new window
Phone
020 8866 7145
Fax
020 8426 2788
Address
The Barn House
38 Meadow Way
Eastcote
Middlesex
HA4 8TB

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