FLAGS OVER EVEREST
by Robert Redford
/ DVD or VHS
Festival Special Award
exhilarating documentary covers the record breaking expedition of the 1990 Mt.
Everest International Peace Climb. The team includes climbers from China, the
Soviet Union and the United States, led by Jim Whittaker, the first American to
have reached the summit of the mountain in 1963.
THREE FLAGS OVER
the high altitude experience, where ideals of world peace and cooperation
overcome frigid conditions, medical emergencies, language barriers and cultural
differences. This story celebrates these differences and the understanding
people reach through striving for a common goal.