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Climb Against the Odds


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Grade Level: JrH-Adult
Producer: Video Project
Closed Captioned: No
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Country of Origin: United States
Study Guide: No

Copyright Date: 2008
Available in French: No

Narrated by Academy Award-winning actress Olympia Dukakis, Climb Against the Odds is the story of a group of breast cancer survivors who embarked on an amazing expedition up Alaska's Mt. McKinley, determined to bring global awareness to the crisis of breast cancer. Their story is a testament of strength, camaraderie and determination in the face of grave challenges.

Music by k.d. lang, Mary Chapin Carpenter, and others.

Awards:
  • Crystal Heart Award - Heartland Film Festival
  • Gracie Allen Award - American Women in Radio & Television
  • Winner: Grand Festival Doc Award - Berkeley Film Festival
  • Winner: Best Documentary - ImageFest Film Festival
  • Winner: Best Documentary - Green Extreme

Broadcast nationally on PBS