Pasang: In the Shadow of Everest screening at Cinema Village, NY, NY the week of January 19th, 2024
 

We are excited to announce that Pasang: In the Shadow of Everest will be screening in Greenwich Village at the Cinema Village in New York, NY in January, 2024 for one week only

 

The screening dates are Friday, January 19th – Thursday, January 25th and the film will screen daily at 1PM, 3PM, 5PM, 7PM, and 9PM.

Posters – Cinema Village Q&A Special Guests

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Cinema Village Special Guests Saturday & Sunday
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Special thanks to  Slice of Pie Productions for organizing this theatrical screening.

To book your private screening of the film, contact us.

Pasang: In the Shadow of Everest screens 1 week only at Cinema Village in Greenwich, New York, NY

Cinema Village Gallery

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Q&A with Director, Nancy Svendsen

 

Friday (1/19) & Monday,(1/22)
5PM & 7PM

Saturday (1/20) & Sunday (1/21)
1PM, 3PM, 5PM, & 7PM
 

Q&A Moderators & Special Guests:

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Friday, Jan 19th @ 5ᵖᵐ - Anup Kaphle, Moderator & special guest, Mr. Bishnu Prasad Gautam, Consul General of Nepal

Friday, Jan 19th @5PM - Moderator: Anup Kaphle Anup Kaphle will be moderating the Q&A with Director, Nancy Svendsen. Anup is the Editor-in-Chief of Rest of World, a global publication reporting on the impact of technology outside the West. Before joining Rest of World in New York, Kaphle managed and edited international coverage for more than a decade in various roles spanning three continents, including at the Kathmandu Post and the Washington Post. He was also formerly an editor overseeing international coverage at BuzzFeed News and the executive editor for the award-winning digital magazine Roads & Kingdoms. Kaphle has a Masters degree from Columbia Journalism School.

 

 

Consul General, Mr. Bishnu Prasad Gautam will be giving opening remarks. He is a career diplomat working in bilateral and multilateral diplomacy, economic diplomacy, education, cultural, and consular affairs. He joined the Foreign Service of Nepal as a Section Officer in 2006 and commenced his duties at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Nepal and joined the Consulate General of Nepal in New York, USA as Acting Consul General on 30th October 2020.

 

 

 

Friday, Jan 19th @ 7ᵖᵐ - Andrea Pierpont, Associate Producer

 

Andrea Pierpont

Andrea spent fifteen years in the corporate sector before joining the Board of Directors with the Follow Your Dream Foundation in 2009. She is the Associate Producer of PASANG: In the Shadow of Everest. Andrea earned a bachelor’s degree in Government from St. Lawrence University and is delighted to be joined at the Cinema Village screening for a very special evening with long-time friends, Julie and Nick Stevenson, also St. Lawrence graduates.

Saturday, Jan 20th @ 1ᵖᵐ - Sanjeev M. Sherchan, Executive Director of Asian Society's Global Initiatives Group in NY

Sanjeev M. Sherchan, Executive Director of Asia Society's Global Initiatives Group in NY will be moderating the Q&A with Director, Nancy Svensden on Saturday, Jan 20th @ 1PM at Cinema Village in New York

Sanjeev M. Sherchan is the executive director of Asia Society’s Global Initiatives Group in New York. He began his career at the Asia Society in 2000 with a specific concentration on South Asia programming. Before returning to the U.S. for graduate studies in 1998, he worked for PLAN International-Makwanpur in Nepal. Sanjeev is a member of the Board of KTK-BELT, INC., a non-profit organization that seeks to catalyze new models of biodiversity conservation and environmental learning in eastern Nepal.

Saturday, Jan 20th @ 3ᵖᵐ - Preeti Adhikary, Founder of The Great Nepali Diaspora

Satuday, Jan 20th @3PM - Moderator: Preeti Adhikary

Preeti Adhikary is the founder of The Great Nepali Diaspora, a non-profit community of exceptional global Nepali talent that aims to nurture connection, collaboration, and camaraderie. In less than two years, this community has grown to over 2,000 members, 47 chapters, and hosted 80 events, She holds a Master of Advanced Management from Yale School of Management and an MBA from the University of British Columbia. With over 17 years of diverse experience in tech startups, banking, and nonprofits, Preeti is passionate about creating and supporting community-driven ventures that have a positive social and economic impact.

Saturday, Jan 20th @ 5ᵖᵐ - Khyber Jones, Filmmaker, & Special Guest, Passang Nima Sherpa, President of the US Nepal Climbers Association

Passang Nima Sherpa,  President of the US Nepal Climbers Association will be giving 5pm Opening Remarks on Saturday, Jan 20th at Cinema Village, NY.

Passang Nima Sherpa,  the President of the US Nepal Climbers Association will be giving opening remarks on Saturday prior to Khyber Jone’s Q&A with Director, Nancy Svendsen after the 5pm screening

 

 

Khyber Jones is the moderator at the QA&A with Director, Nancy Svendsen on Saturday, Jan 20th at 5PM at Cinema Village in New York

Khyber Jones is a filmmaker based in New York City. He got his start at the Brooklyn-based production company Public Record, working for several talented directors making docs and branded commercials. Since then he has been working as a freelance cinematographer and has enjoyed collaborating on feature documentaries, commercials, and music videos amongst other creative projects for the past 10+ years. He is currently working on a feature-length documentary about paleoclimate research, following men and women in the field around the globe quite literally digging into the earth’s past to better understand our future on this planet.

Saturday, Jan 20th @7ᵖᵐ & 9ᵖᵐ - Prarthana Gurung, Director of Communications, Adhikaar

Prarthana Gurung will moderate the Q&A at 7 ᵖᵐ and will give opening remarks at the 9 ᵖᵐ screening.
Prarthana Gurung is a first-generation Nepali American, born and raised in the South, and currently works as Adhikaar.’s Director of Campaigns & Communications. Adhikaar (meaning ‘rights’ in Nepali) is a women-led community and workers’ center based in Woodside, New York. Adhikaar provides direct services to the Nepali-speaking community and organizes low-income workers and impacted community members to promote social justice and human rights for all. Prarthana has worked within various issue-based movements on a national to local scale, including immigration, workers’ rights, environmental justice, violence against indigenous women and girls, and public health.  She is a first-generation daughter of Nepali immigrants, born and raised in the South. She currently serves as the Campaigns & Communications Manager at Adhikaar. Prarthana has worked within various issue-based movements on a national and state level, including anti-fracking, violence against indigenous women and girls, indigenous land rights, DREAMers, and public health.

Adhikaar Director of Communications is special guest at Cinema Village, NY screening Sat Jan 20th @7PM

Sunday, Jan 21st @1ᵖᵐ - Lisa Hurwitz, Theatrical Distributor at A Slice of Pie Productions, & Director of The Automat

Sunday, January 21st @1PM - Moderator: Lisa Hurwitz

Lisa Hurwitz is the Director of the award-winning feature-length documentary, The Automat about the historic Horn and Hardart restaurants featuring Mel Brooks, Carl Reiner, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Colin Powell, Howard Shulz, and Elliot Gould. Her film is now available to watch on Max and other TVOD platforms like Amazon Prime video. Her company, a Slice of Pie Productions is the theatrical distributor of PASANG: In the Shadow of Everest.

Sunday, Jan 21st @ 3ᵖᵐ - Subeksha Khadka, Nepalese actress, tv host, model and beauty pageant titleholder

Nepali Actress, Subeksha Khadka will moderate the Q&A with Nancy Svendsen at Cinema Village in New York, NY  for the screening on Sunday, Jan 21st at 3pm.

Subeksha is a Nepalese celebrity with over 250,000 organic followers on Instagram @subeksha.khadka. She was crowned Miss Nepal International 2012 & World Miss University Nepal 2017. Besides being a media personality who has worked in Kantipur TV, News 24 TV, and ECS Media, she is a freelancer host, model, actor, and businesswoman. Her first movie, Ranveer, was released in 2017, and her second movie, Prema, was released in early 2023. She is on the Board of Child Reach Nepal, which focuses on children’s education in Nepal.

Sunday, Jan 21st @ 5ᵖᵐ - Prava Adhikari, Himalayan Language & Culture Program Head Teacher

Prava Adhikari will be the moderator at the 5PM screening on Sunday, Jan 21st at Cinema Village with Director, Nancy Svendsen

Prava is the Nepali language head teacher at Himalayan Language and Culture Program NY. She was born and raised in Kathmandu, the Capital city of Nepal. She is fluent in Nepali, Hindi, Newari, and English. She received a MA degree in Humanities and Social Science from Tribhuvan University in Kathmandu, Nepal. She has worked as a language coordinator and a cross-cultural trainer for the Peace Corps in Nepal and the Pitzer College Study Abroad Program, sharing insight into Nepali culture, customs, and values. She has developed a Nepali language curriculum for Himalayan-American children and teaches them lessons.
 
 
Sunday, Jan 21st @ 7ᵖᵐ & 9ᵖᵐ - Suresh Shahi, Editor of Khasokhas and NepYork

Suresh Shahi, editor of Khasokhas and NepYork, will moderate the Q&A with Director Nancy Svendsen, and give opening remarks at the 9PM screening (no Q&A to follow the 9PM screening on Sunday, Jan 21st, 2024 at Cinema Village, New York, NY

With a microphone in hand and a heart for humanity, Suresh Shahi paints vibrant portraits of life. As editor of Khasokhas and NepYork, he champions the stories of Nepalis in the USA, drawing on his multifaceted expertise in broadcasting, journalism, and customer service advocacy. From anchoring news in Nepal to engaging audiences in New York, Suresh has spent over a decade weaving narratives that bridge cultures and break barriers. He believes in the power of storytelling to create connections, celebrate diversity, and build a more inclusive world.

Suresh Shahi will be moderating the Q&A at 7ᵖᵐ and give opening remarks at 9ᵖᵐ.
Note: there will be no Q&A with Nancy Svendsen after the 9ᵖᵐ screening.

Monday, Jan 22nd @ 5ᵖᵐ - Pradeep Thapa, Editor-in-Chief of nepalism.com

nepalism.com Editor-in-Chief, Pradeep Thapa, is the moderator at the Monday Q&A with director, Nancy Svendsen after the 5PM showing at Cinema Village NY, Jan 22nd, 2024Mr. Pradeep Pariyar Thapa is brand consultant, journalist and IT professional. He has 33 years of print and digital media experience in Nepal and USA and 22 years of web development, digital branding experience in Nepal, India, and USA. Currently, he is the Editor-in-Chief of www.nepalism .com and IT Consultant at Hudson Speaks Against Sexual Violence. He is also founding President of Nepali Media Alliance USA, founder of Nepal Pledge, founding General Secretary of Nepali Diaspora Alliance USA, and founder of USA Agro Farm.

Monday, Jan 22nd @ 7ᵖᵐ - Angela Sherpa, President of the Network of Sherpa Students and Professionals

President of the Network of Sherpa Students and Professionals, Angela Sherpa, will be moderating the 7PM Q&A with director, Nancy Svendsen at Cinema Village Monday, Jan 22nd, 2024Angela is the President of the Network of Sherpa Students and Professionals, which is a sub-organization of the United Sherpa Association and is dedicated to the educational and professional development of the Sherpa community.

 

Wed, Jan 24th @7ᵖᵐ - Guest Speaker, Cheryl Klauss, Photographer

Cheryl Klauss is the special guest for the Q&A events at Cinema Village in New York on Wed Jan 24th at 7PM and Sat Jan 27th at 4:45PMCheryl Klauss will be a guest speaker about the film on Wednesday, January 24th at 7ᵖᵐ. Note: There will be no Q&A with Director, Nancy Svendsen at this screening.

About Cheryl: Cheryl is an ardent admirer of mountains, oceans, wildlife, and nature. Having retired from a distinguished career as a magazine photographer and professor of photography at Semester at Sea, Cheryl’s commitment to the craft remains unwavering, capturing compelling images daily. As a seasoned globetrotter and activist, she is deeply committed to various causes, particularly advocating for women in science and exploration. Over the past twenty-five years, she has cultivated meaningful connections with the Sherpa community establishing enduring relationships, including with Dawa Sherpa, and as a supporter of the film since it’s inception.