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Daughters of Everest airing in May
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Apr 26, 2005 22: 08 EST
Each year, NAATA presents a phenomenal selection of Asian American films to both PBS and the public in celebration of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month in May. This year's highlights include:

DAUGHTERS OF EVEREST
by Sapana Sakya, 60 mins.
“I want to scale Everest because my father’s foreign friends know my country better than I do,” proclaims Dolma Sherpa. She is one of the five women to participate in the first-ever expedition of Sherpa women to climb Mount Everest in 2000. Never before has a Sherpa woman survived the climb. Full of suspense and breathtaking high altitude footage, the film provides the dramatic and close up portrait of this historic expedition.

Air time and place:

Denver CO -- 5/14/2005, 10:00 PM -- Station: KBDI
Los Angeles CA -- 5/10/2005, 8:00 PM -- Station: KVCR
Philadelphia PA -- 5/4/2005, 1:00 PM -- Station: WHYY
Pittsburgh PA -- 5/20/2005,10:00 PM -- Station: WQED
For additional broadcast times and cities, check the links section.

Image of the climbers courtesy of NAATA Broadcast Programming.
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2004 BEST of EXPLORERSWEB
 
 
1. Magic Line   
K2
2. Russian Jannu Exp.   
Jannu North Face
3. Over Everest - Richard
      Over Everest - Angelo   
Everest Ultra light
4. Dominick Arduin   
North Pole
5. Spaceship One   
Space
6. Central North Wall   
Mount Everest
7. Russian Extreme Pr.    
Amin Brakk BASE jump
8. Fiona & Rosie    
South Pole

Special mention:

Edurne Pasaban
Juanito Oiarzabal
K2

Henk De Velde
North West Passage

Pavel Rezvoy
Atlantic

Nawang Sherpa
Everest

The Spirit of Adventure

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