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CSFF 2023

November 17 & 18, 2023

CSFF 2023
November 18, 4 p.m.

+ Broken Breath

Poster of the documentary feature PASANG: In the Shadow of Everest directed by Nancy Svendsen.

Saturday 4 p.m.

Pasang: In the Shadow of Everest

Saturday, November 18, 4 p.m.
TIFF Bell Lightbox, Cinema 4

Pasang Lhamu Sherpa battled racism, gender discrimination and political opposition in her quest to become the first Nepali woman to summit Mount Everest in 1993.

2022, Documentary, United States

71 minutes

Director: Nancy Svendsen

English, French and Nepali, with English subtitles

PASANG trailer →

Follow Your Dream Foundation

Close-up image of Pasang Lhamu Sherpa the first Nepali woman to summit Mt. Everest in 1993. Director: Nancy Svendsen

Screening with

Broken Breath

World champion free diver and researcher Mike Maric overcomes loss and grief to rediscover the power of the breath and help others breathe with greater awareness.

2022, Documentary, Italy

24 minutes

Director: Morgan Bertacca

Italian, with English subtitles


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Watch the trailers

Pasang - #CSFF23 Feature doc

Broken Breath - #CSFF23 Short doc

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