Immigrants Documentary TO CLIMB A GOLD MOUNTAIN Wins LA Area Emmy Award

TO CLIMB A GOLD MOUNTAIN an inspiring documentary about the immigrant experience in America, won for Best Independent Program at the LA area Emmy Awards, on Saturday, June 22nd. Directed by Alex Azmi, produced and codirected by Rebecca Hu, written by David Fulmer, music composed by Ilsik Byun and executive produced by Alex Azmi and Raymond Bell, "To Climb a Gold Mountain" traces the lives of four women of Asian descent who lived in America from the 1850s to the present day.

The women came from different backgrounds and lived dramatically different lives. Each woman's story represents a distinct theme of struggle and triumph, and ushers in the succeeding story leading up to the present time.

"The film is dedicated to the unknown stories of immigrants, who came to America and worked hard and in silence to better their families and their adopted country." says Azmi. 

For more details on the film or to request a screening please contact Deborah Gilels at 818-758-6509, or email or visit


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