Alpine Camera in Gold for Everest

Statement of the jury for the prize Alpine Camera in Gold - Alpinism & Expeditions, Mountainfilm International Film Festival Graz 2020, Austria, 12.6.2021:

"This film deals with a central topos of high altitude climbing, with failure. The current interviews with expedition members are combined with historic film materials in a perfectly balanced combination This is achieved by an aesthetic and clear picture language, without any exaggerated hero representation. In all modesty before what they experienced, and with all their self-doubts, the survivors of this tragedy share their experiences with us. The director of this contemporary film document has elaborated the events with caution and empathy." 

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