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Mountain Queen: The Summits of Lhakpa Sherpa

Netflix | Documentary | 2024

Mountain Queen: The Summits of Lhakpa Sherpa

Mountain Queen: The Summits of Lhakpa Sherpa, directed by Lucy Walker, tells the remarkable story of Lhakpa Sherpa who, as a girl denied an education, concealed her gender to work in the mountains. She became the first Nepali woman to summit Everest before immigrating to the US where she's raised children as a single mother and climbs in pursuit of a better life. Netflix acquired worldwide rights to Mountain Queen: The Summits of Lhakpa Sherpa out of the 2023 Toronto Film Festival, and the documentary will stream globally in 2024.

Director: Lucy Walker

With: Lhakpa Sherpa, Nima Sherpa, Sunny Dijmarescu, Shiny Dijmarescu

Production Companies: SKG, OBB Pictures, and Avocados and Coconuts

Producers: Charlie Corwin, Michael D. Ratner, Miranda Sherman, Dalia Burde, Christopher Newman

EPs: Sidney Kimmell, Brian Kornreich, Jo Henriquez, Scott Ratner, Amani King, Lucy Walker

DP: Devin Whetstone

High altitude cinematographer: Matthew Irving

Editors: Tyler Temple Higgins, Yaniv Elani, Davon Ramos

Mountain Queen: The Summits of Lhakpa Sherpa, directed by Lucy Walker, tells the remarkable story of Lhakpa Sherpa who, as a girl denied an education, concealed her gender to work in the mountains. She became the first Nepali woman to summit Everest before immigrating to the US where she's raised children as a single mother and climbs in pursuit of a better life. Netflix acquired worldwide rights to Mountain Queen: The Summits of Lhakpa Sherpa out of the 2023 Toronto Film Festival, and the documentary will stream globally in 2024.

Director: Lucy Walker

With: Lhakpa Sherpa, Nima Sherpa, Sunny Dijmarescu, Shiny Dijmarescu

Production Companies: SKG, OBB Pictures, and Avocados and Coconuts

Producers: Charlie Corwin, Michael D. Ratner, Miranda Sherman, Dalia Burde, Christopher Newman

EPs: Sidney Kimmell, Brian Kornreich, Jo Henriquez, Scott Ratner, Amani King, Lucy Walker

DP: Devin Whetstone

High altitude cinematographer: Matthew Irving

Editors: Tyler Temple Higgins, Yaniv Elani, Davon Ramos

Director: Lucy Walker

With: Lhakpa Sherpa, Nima Sherpa, Sunny Dijmarescu, Shiny Dijmarescu

Production Companies: SKG, OBB Pictures, and Avocados and Coconuts

Producers: Charlie Corwin, Michael D. Ratner, Miranda Sherman, Dalia Burde, Christopher Newman

EPs: Sidney Kimmell, Brian Kornreich, Jo Henriquez, Scott Ratner, Amani King, Lucy Walker

DP: Devin Whetstone

High altitude cinematographer: Matthew Irving

Editors: Tyler Temple Higgins, Yaniv Elani, Davon Ramos

Director: Lucy Walker

With: Lhakpa Sherpa, Nima Sherpa, Sunny Dijmarescu, Shiny Dijmarescu

Production Companies: SKG, OBB Pictures, and Avocados and Coconuts

Producers: Charlie Corwin, Michael D. Ratner, Miranda Sherman, Dalia Burde, Christopher Newman

EPs: Sidney Kimmell, Brian Kornreich, Jo Henriquez, Scott Ratner, Amani King, Lucy Walker

DP: Devin Whetstone

High altitude cinematographer: Matthew Irving

Editors: Tyler Temple Higgins, Yaniv Elani, Davon Ramos

Director: Lucy Walker

With: Lhakpa Sherpa, Nima Sherpa, Sunny Dijmarescu, Shiny Dijmarescu

Production Companies: SKG, OBB Pictures, and Avocados and Coconuts

Producers: Charlie Corwin, Michael D. Ratner, Miranda Sherman, Dalia Burde, Christopher Newman

EPs: Sidney Kimmell, Brian Kornreich, Jo Henriquez, Scott Ratner, Amani King, Lucy Walker

DP: Devin Whetstone

High altitude cinematographer: Matthew Irving

Editors: Tyler Temple Higgins, Yaniv Elani, Davon Ramos

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