Radio NZ

Originally aired on Saturday Morning, Saturday 18 July 2015

Australian filmmaker Jennifer Peedom is known for her intimate portraits of people in extreme circumstances.

She has made a number of documentaries on Everest; her latest, Sherpa, is screening at the New Zealand International Film Festivals in AucklandWellingtonChristchurchDunedin, and other centres.

Jennifer Peedom talks to Noelle McCarthy about this challenging land and the people who live there.