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Everest Without Sight

PRESENTED ON JUL 01, 2015
IN LEIDEN @ VOL 12

"Basically everything in our expedition was blessed (by Tibetan Monks), our ropes, our ice axes ... and it would turn out later that we would need this blessing."

In Everest Without Sight from PechaKucha Night Leiden Vol. 12, Kevin Augello, founder of New Earth Films, a British rooted documentary production company, whose clients include the BBC, National Geographic and Discovery Channel, aims to share the diversity and natural history of Planet Earth. In this moving presentation he shares about his emotional journey while filming the extraordinary attempt of Dr Thomas Weber, a visually impaired climber with a mission to reach the summit of the North Face of Mount Everest in Tibet. 

This was "PechaKucha of the Day" on Monday, January 25th, 2016. 

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A History of British Accents

BY MARK STAPLEHURST
@ VOL 16 ON JUN 14, 2012

Mark Staplehurst is a web designer and developer from England, and in his presentation he talks about the history of British accents. You'll soon realize how Englishmen are all "branded by the tongue." What can you tell about Mark from his accent?

"Presentation of the Day" on March 6, 2013.

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British Sports Cars: Why I Always Need Another One

BY NICK GROOMBRIDGE
@ VOL 5 ON MAR 27, 2014

With the need for speed and style, no doubt your in need for a Britsh sports car or at least in Nick Groombridge's opinion. He showcases four British cars in his collection and talks about them individually; explaining how they are made and what makes them unique.

"Presentation of the Day" on April 10, 2014.

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Climbing Everest

BY KENNETH KRIMSTEIN
@ VOL 33 ON MAR 03, 2015

In Climbing Everest from PechaKucha Night Chicago, Vol. 33, Ken Krimstein shares his weekly agony over his drawing board in the quest to please the most gruelling editor in the history of publishing - the cartoon editor of the New Yorker magazine.

"Presentation of the Day" on March 24, 2015.

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How “The Helper Documentary” Came to Be

BY JOANNA BOWERS
@ VOL 24 ON AUG 04, 2015

Director / screenwriter Joanna Bowers introduces her current work, a timely tribute and documentary about domestic helpers in Hong Kong. 

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The Fieldoffice's documentary

BY 江國梁 KUO-JIANG CHIANG
@ VOL 29 ON JUN 25, 2016

Director Chiang Kuo-Liang shares how he initially heard of Fieldoffice Architects, and offered his services to shoot a documentary for Fieldoffice. He also shares glimpses from his documentary.

 

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From Everest to Elephants

BY HOLLY BUDGE
@ VOL 23 ON FEB 25, 2016

Holly Budge shares on projects that she's taken on that aid struggling communities and the environement. You could say Holly is a contradiction.  A genuinely lovely human being, personable and down to earth, whilst performing superhuman acts on a world record breaking level.

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Proyecto Cumbre

BY MARCUS TOBÍA
@ VOL 4 ON OCT 21, 2016

El montañista venezolano, Marcus Tobía, nos cuenta sobre los dos proyectos que lleva a cabo; Proyecto CumbreNiños en la Cumbre. En ambos proyectos se dedica a llevar a niños de diferentes comunidades, hasta indígenas, a escalar montañas como el Everest. 

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It Wasn't Love at First Sight

BY EWELINA SKOWRONSKA
@ VOL 143 ON JAN 25, 2017

Making yourself at home in a new city is a hard task and very internal process. In It wasn't Love from First Sight from PechaKucha Night Tokyo Vol. 142, Illustrator and print maker Ewelina Skowronska shares the challenges she faced in moving from London to Tokyo and her first experiences were drawn into a small book, replete with comedy, tradegy, and the nuances of life in a new land. 

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Everest Base Camp Trek

BY HANNAH BUNGARD
@ VOL 12 ON APR 11, 2017

Altitude sickness, nosebleeds, and some of the most incredible views are all part and parcel of the week-long trek to Everest Base Camp. Hannah Bungard tells us of her trek, starting with the terrifying flight into Lukla. The trip should not be undertaken lightly, as not all of her group made it to base camp. If you do brave the altitude, however, you stand to gain an experience of a lifetime.