Director of the film ‘Beyond the Heights’
Mirza Ali is a professional mountaineer, tour operator, adventure film maker-photographer and promoter of outdoor education and adventure sports in the Karakorum Frontier valley of Pakistan, in Gilgit-Baltistan. Mirza has participated in multiple climbing expeditions. He climbed in Karakorum and the Himalaya and he leads expeditions in Pakistan to Nepal. Together with his sister Samina Baig, the only rising young female mountaineer in Pakistan, climbed the seven highest mountains in seven continents, Mirza filmed his sister journey through out the seven summits. Mirza is women empowerment activist, through mountaineering he encourages gender equality, Mirza is pioneer of mountain adventure documentaries in Pakistan, he is also pioneer of woman mountaineering in Pakistan, Mirza founded an NGO, PAKISTAN YOU OUTREACH to promote outdoor education, mountaineering and adventure sports among youth and women in Pakistan.
The film ‘Beyond the Heights’ will be presented in Sala BBK on the 15th of December at 5:00pm.