Lost on the Summit: An Interview with Sherpa’s Jennifer Peedom

Australian documentary filmmaker Jennifer Peedom has spent much of the past decade telling stories about Mount Everest. After cutting her teeth as a high-altitude filmmaker on the TV series Everest: Beyond the Limit (2006), she began her directorial career with the documentary Miracle on Everest (2008), which chronicled Lincoln Hall’s astonishing brush with death on…

Rams (2015)

Rams’ Icelandic valley is populated by sheep and people, in roughly that order of importance. The separation between the two populaces isn’t particularly distinct, given the prevalence of shaggy white beards and thick wool-knit sweaters. Sheep are integral to the local economy and ecosystem, and especially to ageing farmer Gummi (Sigurður Sigurjónsson), who treats his…