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Achievements Of Note:

Best Documentary, Audience Award - Santa Barbara International Film Festival 2003
Special Jury Award - Banff Mountain Film Festival 2003 (Canada)
Best Documentary, Audience Award - Bahamas International Film Festival 2004
Special Jury Award - Trento Mountain Film Festival 2005 (Italy)
Special Jury Award - International Festival of Mountain Films, 2005 (Slovakia)
Special Jury Award - Graz International Mountain & Adventure Filmfestival, 2005 (Austria)
Sarasvati Award for Humanity - Bali International Film Festival, 2005 (Indonesia)

Official Selection at over 25 prestigious international film festivals spanning 6 continents, including Toronto, Rio de Janeiro, Cambridge, Bergen, Thessaloniki, Durban, Bangkok, Singapore and Sydney

Theatrically released in over 140 cities in the US

Notable heldover engagements include San Francisco (12 weeks); Palo Alto (8 weeks); New York (6 weeks); Boston (5 weeks); Dallas and Atlanta (4 weeks); Denver (3 weeks)

Overwhelmingly positive reviews; an 87% positive rating (from 46 published US reviews) at

Domestic gross over $578,000 as of June 2004, and over $100,000 in limited Canadian release.

Theatrically released in Canada, Australia and New Zealand.  Contact international distributor Harmony Gold ( for current international sales details.

DVD & Home Video released Dec. 14, 2004 by New Yorker Films, (10,000 units pre-sold) available at Blockbuster, Borders, Netflix, and more. 

Ranked in top 40 documentary rentals by Netflix (from over 3,000 documentary titles) with over 15,000 rentals.