The limited series adaptation of bestselling author Michael Pollan’s How To Change Your Mind launched on Netflix on July 12th. Learn more about the project here.
In May and June of 2022 I traveled to Nepal to direct and produce an expedition documenting Lhakpa Sherpa climb Everest for her record-breaking tenth summit. The shoot was part of an upcoming feature documentary project on the formidable female mountaineer. Stay tuned for more updates on the project at Avocados and Coconuts.
Tahria is a Primetime Emmy-nominated documentary filmmaker based in Portland, Oregon. Hailing originally from Sydney, Australia, she has worked in some of the most challenging locations around the world.
Most recently, she directed and produced an expedition to Mount Everest documenting a record breaking summit attempt for an upcoming feature documentary project with Avocados and Coconuts, filming up to 24,000ft. Throughout the pandemic, she produced the limited series adaptation of Michael Pollan’s How To Change Your Mind with Jigsaw Productions, which premieres on Netflix on 12th July 2022. With SeaLegacy and Only One she co-directed Echoes in the Arctic, a short film following an expedition to protect the world’s healthiest orca population in Norway, which premiered at the 2020/2021 Tribeca Film Festival. Tahria produced the feature documentary Moonlight Sonata: Deafness in Three Movements with Irene Taylor and Vermilion Films, which premiered at the 2019 Sundance Film Festival and is now on HBO. Also with Vermilion, she produced numerous films including the New York Times Op-Doc, Between Sound and Silence and the short film Homeless: The Soundtrack, which received a Special Jury Mention at 2018 Tribeca Film Festival.
Tahria has produced and directed documentaries and branded films on five continents for The New York Times, National Geographic, Facebook, Columbia Sportswear, SeaLegacy, Chaco Footwear, Travel Oregon, NoVo Foundation and Neighborhood Centers Inc.
Her films have received recognition at Sundance Film Festival, HotDocs, Tribeca Film Festival, Mountainfilm and Camden International Film Festival, amongst others. She is on the board of documentary focused non-profit Treehouse Project, is a Sundance Institute Fellow and a member of the Documentary Producers Alliance.
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