Cera Products sponsored the making of this documentary film, in part because Dave Olsen, who was the photographer on this trip, arranged with us to have CeraLyte and CeraSport ORS for all the climbers (and for himself).
"K2: Siren of the Himalayas" launches on European platforms, Netflix U.S.
XTreme Video pushes mountaineering doc on ascent to worldwide markets
SEATTLE -- XTreme Video today announced it will distribute "K2: Siren of the Himalayas" worldwide. The award-winning feature documentary is now available in international territories via the digital platforms iTunes, Google Play, Reelhouse, SteepEdge, Vimeo On Demand, The Snow Network and Garage Entertainment.
Details on international availability and links to specific platforms are on the XTreme Video website.
"K2: Siren of the Himalayas" is a breathtaking, high-altitude mountaineering experience that brings viewers on an elite climbing group's 2009 attempt to summit the world's most challenging peak. The journey reveals stunning vistas, perilous adventure, close teamwork and the blissful serenity that has enchanted climbers to chase the elusive summit of K2 during the past century.
The Village Voice wrote that the film is "as thrilling as any Hollywood summer blockbuster, with real-life plot twists of death, unexpected heroism, and surprise endings."
The 75-minute documentary launched on Netflix U.S. via domestic distributor First Run Features in March, receiving more than 55,000 ratings with an average of 4.0 stars in just over two months. Since its release on iTunes Movies in late 2014, "K2" climbed to the top of the charts, hitting the Number One spot in both the Sports and Documentary categories.
Private press screeners and digital links of the film are available for review by accredited media. The First Run Features DVD release also contains 38 minutes of exclusive bonus features. The filmmakers are available for interviews upon request.
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