Keeper of the Mountains (Special Edit)

Special Jury Mention

USA, 2013, 16 minutes
Filmmakers: Allison Otto, Scott McElroy
Classification: General, no advisory

Elizabeth Hawley bucked the conventions of her time by settling alone in Kathmandu in 1960, where she began chronicling Himalayan expeditions for The Himalayan Database. Even as she turns 90, she continues to update these records with rigorous accuracy and dedication.


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