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In the movie Blindsight, a group of six blind Tibetan teenagers is set to climb the Lhakpa Ri Mountain, which is 23,000 feet high. It is next to Mount Everest on the north side. They are led by another blind person, Erik Weihenmayer from the US who climbed Mount Everest. Besides Weihenmayer there is another blind person, Sabrive Tenberken from Germany, who has a school in Tibet for blind people. She is interested in helping blind people achieve personal goals that even non-blind people would stop and give a double take. Get to Mount Everest. That is the goal of the adventure with the help and inspiration from Weihenmayer. The movie is from Lucy Walker, a British filmmaker. The movie won awards for best film and documentary in 2006, and 2007 in the British Independent Film group and the American Film Institute.