6 Sep 2015

First woman to climb Mount Cook to be immortalised on film

From Standing Room Only, 1:34 pm on 6 September 2015

The big story this year is the increasing visibility of women-focused movies and women-driven production companies, collectives and writers' labs.

New Zealand filmmaker Anita Ross pitched her film script about pioneering mountaineer Freda Du Faur to Vermont's Stowe Workshop, and they loved it. The film is called Cloud Piercer.