Sherpa Reviews

March 25, 2016
Sherpa is an accomplished, gripping film.
December 27, 2015
The landscapes are gorgeous; the ironies stark.
December 17, 2015
There is bad faith on all sides but, amid all the bickering about money and safety, Peedom always also pays attention to the courage and selflessness of her subjects.
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.