Pasang: In the Shadow of Everest


WINNER: AICEF Prize for Cross-Cultural Filmmaking

WINNER: Clio Visualizing History Prize for the Advancement of Women in Film

This is the remarkable story of Pasang Lhamu Sherpa, the indigenous trailblazer who battled racism, gender discrimination, and political opposition in her quest to become the first Nepali woman to summit Mount Everest. Her courageous, tragic journey would greatly move her country, inspiring new generations to reach for their rights.


Date: Multiple dates as part of the 2023 MNFF Vermont Tour
Time: Various times as part of the 2023 MNFF Vermont Tour
Location: Various locations as part of the 2023 MNFF Vermont Tour

Consult the Vermont Tour home page for details on dates, times and venues:


Directed by: Nancy Svendsen [Filmmaker to Attend]
Written by: Sharon Wood
Produced by: Sharon Wood, Richard Levien, Christy McGill [Producer McGill to Attend]


Genre: Documentary
Length: 71 minutes
Location: Nepal
Language: English, French, Nepali