“Dream Mountain”, USA
Directors: Kyle Ruddick, Cira Crowell
Synopsis: When is it right to follow your dreams? Let’s take the lead of international mountain guide, humanitarian, and 2016 National Geographic’s People’s Choice Adventurer of the Year, Pasang Lhamu Sherpa Akita, as she questions, then follows her intuition on the most important expedition of all – her own life. Dream Mountain offers insights into her struggle to balance mountaineering with motherhood, and the pressures of respecting her traditional culture while pushing boundaries as an elite female athlete.