Pasang: In the Shadow of Everest

VERMONT PREMIERE

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.

SCREENING INFORMATION 

Date: Friday, August 26
Time: 2:00pm
Location: Town Hall Theater

CREDITS 

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

FILM INFORMATION 

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