Jaime Murciego Tagarro, Pablo Iraburu
A unique expedition composed by five indigenous women: their goal is to climb the Aconcagua. Their adventure will show an inspiring way of being a woman and relating to nature.

Jaime Murciego Tagarro

Director, Freelance filmmaker. During his career he has worked for different media such as Atresmedia or Zeppelin TV, as a filmmaker and animator. In 2015, he directs his first documentary short film, Boxgirls. This piece has been selected in more than 40 festivals worldwide. In 2016, after reading an article about the “Climbing Cholitas”, he decides to contact them and travel to Bolivia. There he understands why their dream is the Aconcagua peak, and concludes that their story must be told. - Boxgirls (2016): director, scriptwriter, editor and producer

Pablo Iraburu

Founder of Arena Comunicación, Paul Iraburu completed his second feature length documentary film The ridge after his experience on Nomadak TX in 2007, which also premiered on El Documental del Mes. He has also directed several documentaries for national and international institutions, as well as for many - NGOs worldwide. - The Ridge (2012): codirector, co-scriptwriter, executive producer - Walls (2015): codirector, scriptwriter, executive producer - District Zero (2015): codirector, scriptwriter, executive producer - Elkarrekin-Together (2017): codirector, co-scriptwriter, executive producer

– Mendi Film Festival 2019 – Jury Award (Spain)
– 14º Festival Gorniškega Filma 2020 – Main Prize of the City of Domžale (Slovenia)
– 5º Alpin Film Festival Romania. – Official Selection (Romania)
– 22º Cervino Cinemountain Festival International – Official Selection (Italy)
– 51º Festival du Film des Diablerets – Official Selection (Switzerland)
– 14º Festival Internacional de Cine de Montaña Ushuaia Shh – Official Selection (Argentina)
– 27º San Diego Latino Film Festival 2020 – Official Selection (USA)
– 16º Festival Internacional de Cine de los Derechos Humanos de Sucre 2020 – Official Selection (Bolivia)
– Banff Centre Mountain and Book Festival 2020 – Best Film Mountain Culture (Canada)

  • Original title Cholitas
  • Director Jaime Murciego Tagarro, Pablo Iraburu
  • Duration 80´ and 53´
  • Production year 2019
  • Theme Sports, Women, Nature
  • Aspect 1:1:85
  • Format DCP
  • Category Feature Film
  • Subcategory Documentary
  • Nationality Spain
  • Producer Arena Comunicación Audiovisual
  • Dialogue language Spanish
  • Subtitle language Spanish, English, Euskera