‘Sherpa’ to Air on Discovery Channel

The Discovery Channel is airing Jennifer Peedom’s BAFTA nominated documentary “Sherpa” in the U.S. this Saturday, April 23rd, at 9/8c as part of its special Elevation Weekend programming. The film chronicles the community of Sherpas who risk their lives helping climbers scale Mount Everest and their response to the 2014 ice avalanche, which killed 16 members of their community.

The network says the film is slated to air in more than 200 countries and territories this year, so wherever you are in the world, check your local listings for regional specific air dates and times.

Posted by Documentary Drive