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Details Saturday, 12. Nov. 2011

09:30 | Grazer Congress - Blauer Salon
09:30 “Kieling: Expeditionen zu den Letzten ihrer Art - Überleben im Gehege”

Andreas Kieling travels to the most remote areas on our planet, in order to meet especially interesting, however endangered animal species. In western China, in a giant mountain range, the animal film maker is searching for the great panda, the... more

  Nature and environment (D), Andreas Kieling (Deutschland) 42 min
10:15 “Der geheime Kontinent - Sie kamen über das Meer”

The arrival of white men in America in 1492 does not only mean the clash of two different worlds. The Europeans change the nature and the life in the New World, also for their own benefit. It was the biggest exchange of cultures in the world... more

  Alpine and foreign cultures (D), Cristina Trebbi (Deutschland) 43 min
11:00 “Der Rauch, der donnert - Die Victoria-Fälle”

Already from far away one has the feeling that this is something special. Despite a cloudless sky, there is a wall of clouds bound to the ground; these are the sprays of the Victoria Falls, rising up to 300 metres. On a length of almost two... more

  Nature and environment (D), Udo A. Zimmermann (Deutschland) 44 min
11:45 “Über den Inseln Afrikas – Mauritius”

Renaud Van Der Meeren is a photographer and a paramotor pilot. This time, he travels to Mauritius with his motorized paraglide, in order to take pictures of men and landscapes from the air. He flies in low heights across fields of sugar cane, but... more

  Adventure (D), Thomas Wartmann (Deutschland) 43 min
12:30 “The Remote Valleys of Caucasus”

Georgia was visited by William Osgood Field, an American geologist and glaciologist, in 1920-1930-s. He has captured over 500 ethnographic photos, three extremely valuable films and has written hundreds of papers regarding Georgia in that period,... more

  Alpine and foreign cultures (Georg/E), Giorgi Mrevlishvili (Georgien) 33 min
13:05 “Der Pazifische Feuerring - Mexiko und Guatemala”

No other volcano in the Pacific Fire Ring threatens humans more seriously than the Popocatepetl in sight distance from Mexico City. More than 25 million of people are endangered in case of an eruption. However, some of them do not fear the... more

  Nature and environment (D), Jürgen Hansen, Paul Webster (Deutschland) 43 min
13:50 “Die letzten Bergbauern der Karpaten”

Far away from any roads and from the modern comforts, a few mountain farmers live their archaic life in the Romanian Carpathians. This hidden mountain village is called Obcina and can only be reached on foot. Here the Cut family lives: father,... more

  Alpine and foreign cultures (D), Klaus Tümmler (Deutschland) 44 min
14:35 “Der Hochschwab - Zwischen Höll und Himmelsleiter”

The mountain massif of the Styrian Hochschwab extends from the Präbichl in the west, to the Seebergsattel in the east. The jagged and steep grey limestone faces with their numerous summits rise into the sky. In between there are wide high plateaus... more

  Nature and environment (D), Waltraud Paschinger (Österreich) 24 min
15:00 “Problem: Bär”

We Central Europeans obviously have a strange relationship with wild animals. We shoot the brown bear Bruno for fear, and then we admire it in the museum. The game warden Mario Theus is committed to make the coexistence of men and brown bears... more

  Nature and environment (D), Karsten Scheuren, Manfred Kohnz (Deutschland) 17 min
15:20 “Expedition 50°: Auf dem Breitengrad der Extreme - ... bis ans Ende Asiens”

The northern latitude degree runs directly across the middle of Europe. An expedition travels along this latitude, across continents and oceans. We can watch nature and landscapes which couldn’t be more different. The expedition leave the European... more

  Nature and environment (D), Felix Heidinger, Jens-Uwe Heins (Deutschland) 44 min
16:05 “Deeper”

Follow Jeremy Jones and other top freeriders as they travel to the world's snowboarding meccas and venture past the boundaries of helicopters, snowmobiles, and lifts to explore untouched realms. Hang on tight as Jeremy faces the biggest challenges... more

  Adventure (E), Jeremy Jones (USA) 110 min