Director of the film 'K2 and the invisible footmen'
Iara Lee, a Brazilian of Korean descent, is an activist, filmmaker, and director of the Cultures of Resistance Network. In 2010, she released a feature-length documentary entitled cultures of resistance, which explores how creative action contributes to conflict prevention and resolution. Iara has also continued to produce and direct documentary films. Recently she released a full-length documentari that is currently screening at film festivals around the world, and also in Bilbao Mendi Film Festival: K2 and the invisible footmen, shot in stunning northern Pakistan, highlights the everyday sacrifices of the indigenous porters who make possible the ascent of Pakistan's tallest mountain.
The film will be shown in the Sala BBK on December 19 at 5:15pm.