Fifty years ago, Jim Whittaker became the first American to summit Mt. Everest.
About the filmmaker:
Eric Becker is an Emmy Award winning Seattle-based director with a focus on short documentary film. His work seeks to create an emotional connection between the viewer and subject through intimate, authentic portraiture and storytelling. His pieces have been seen in festivals, on television, and online. He is the founder and owner of We Are Shouting, a commercial production company in Seattle.