Introducing the film as part of the United Nations Association Film Festival, journalist, Pam Grady interviewed Director, Nancy Svendsen and wrote an amazing story about the making of the film, Pasang: In the Shadow of Everest.
“Pasang Lhamu Sherpa was not raised to conquer mountains. Denied an education, she was expected to submit to an arranged marriage and spend her life serving her family in the rural Nepalese village she called home. But Pasang Llamu had other ideas, marrying a man she loved, for one, and starting a business with him in bustling Kathmandu. She also began climbing mountains.”
Read the entire SF Chronicle article at:
SF Chronicle – Datebook: Documentary unveils long-elusive story of Nepalese woman who defied caste systems to climb Everest
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