Sherpa Reviews

March 25, 2016
Sherpa is an accomplished, gripping film.
December 27, 2015
The landscapes are gorgeous; the ironies stark.
December 17, 2015
Smart, genuine, thoughtful film-making.
December 15, 2015
In telling the Sherpa's story, Peedom has delivered a damning indictment of Western imperialism.
December 15, 2015
A riveting document of a unique industrial dispute.
December 10, 2015
The documentary maker Jennifer Peedom went to explore the Sherpas' world and village life -- and their exploitation, which means they may be paid $5,000 for a summer's work, while visitors pay $75,000 for a single death-defying trip.
October 1, 2015
An exceptionally absorbing documentary.
October 1, 2015
A documentary whose visual magnificence is more than matched by unforgettable characters and political urgency.
August 17, 2015
Rarely are documentaries as powerfully polemic and jaw-gapingly spectacular as Sherpa.
August 17, 2015
This film from experienced Aussie documaker Jennifer Peedom packs an emotional punch to match its awe-inspiring imagery.
July 25, 2015
Very likely the most majestic-looking industrial dispute documentary ever made, the icy blue environment an awe-inspiring backdrop for a film largely about employment conditions and worker's rights.