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Nature and environment

The topics of these films deal with maintenance, preservation and presentation of the environment, nature and the living beings within them.

The topics of these films deal with maintenance, preservation and presentation of the environment, nature and the living beings within them. “Serengeti”

1,3 million gnus, 400,000 Thomson gazelles, 200,000 zebras, this is the biggest gathering of ungulates worldwide. In close vicinity, there are always the cats of prey, but the lions and the cheetahs cannot be any danger for the masses of hunted... more

  Nature and environment (D), Reinhard Radke (Deutschland) 98 min
The topics of these films deal with maintenance, preservation and presentation of the environment, nature and the living beings within them. “Voyage au bout de l’Hiver”

Never before, has this mountain revealed itself as being so brutal. Never before, had nature demonstrated its superiority so obviously. When the filmmakers Anne and Erik Lapied decided to document the life of the wild animals in the national park... more

  Nature and environment (F/D), Anne & Erik Lapied (Frankreich) 76 min
The topics of these films deal with maintenance, preservation and presentation of the environment, nature and the living beings within them. “Verborgene Schätze - Eine Exkursion im Schweizerischen Nationalpark”

The Swiss national park in the canton Grisons is one of the largest wilderness areas in Switzerland, and with its foundation in the year 1914, it is the oldest national park in the Alps and in Central Europe. The founders had the intention to... more

  Nature and environment (Räto/D), Susanna Fanzun (Schweiz) 26 min
The topics of these films deal with maintenance, preservation and presentation of the environment, nature and the living beings within them. “Man Vs. Volcano”

An international team of scientists is on a mission to unlock the hidden secrets of Mt. Nyiragongo, an active volcano in the Democratic Republic of Congo. They want to collect a fresh sample from the deadly yet mesmerizing lava lake at the... more

  Nature and environment (E), Tony Gerber (USA) 45 min
The topics of these films deal with maintenance, preservation and presentation of the environment, nature and the living beings within them. “Wildes Deutschland - Die Sächsische Schweiz”

Deeply incised river valleys and desert-like rock plateaus, - Germany’s “Grand Canyon” is located in the „Saxon Switzerland“. Wind and water, heat and frost have created the unique landscape of the Elbe Sandstone Mountains throughout millions of... more

  Nature and environment (D), Henry M. Mix (Deutschland) 44 min
The topics of these films deal with maintenance, preservation and presentation of the environment, nature and the living beings within them. “Das Herz von Borneo”

The third biggest island on earth gives home to some particularly fascinating animals. However, the situation for the Borneo orang-utans, the Borneo pygmy elephants, proboscis monkeys and the hornbills is serious. On Borneo, huge surfaces of rain... more

  Nature and environment (D), Cornelia Volk (Deutschland) 59 min
The topics of these films deal with maintenance, preservation and presentation of the environment, nature and the living beings within them. “Die Berchtesgadener Alpen”

Germany’s only Alpine national park hosts extreme living spaces, such as the karst landscapes of the so-called Steinernen Meer, the Watzmann mountain with the highest rock face of the Eastern Alps, the Eastern Alps, the Wimbachgries with its... more

  Nature and environment (D), Jan Haft (Deutschland) 43 min
The topics of these films deal with maintenance, preservation and presentation of the environment, nature and the living beings within them. “Mythos Amazonas - Alarm im Regenwald”

With extensive expeditions, biologists are exploring the fauna of the Amazon rain forests and fight for their future. Rangers patrol the forest in their helicopters in order to detect illegal timber cuttings. The Amazon Area is endangered as it... more

  Nature and environment (D), Christian Baumeister (Deutschland) 45 min
The topics of these films deal with maintenance, preservation and presentation of the environment, nature and the living beings within them. “A wedged Tale”

Few have seen what is surely one of the world’s great acts of predation: a wedge-tailed eagle catching a kangaroo. No one has ever filmed it. This is the story of Simon Cherriman on his quest to shoot just such a shot. Since his childhood Simon... more

  Nature and environment (E), Adam Pérou Hermans, Simon Cherriman (USA/Australien) 25 min
The topics of these films deal with maintenance, preservation and presentation of the environment, nature and the living beings within them. “Wildes Skandinavien-Norwegen”

Fresh snow in summer – in the tundra of Norway and on its high planes this is quite normal. As if time had stood still for 10.000 years. This film follows a herd of musk oxes during one year and accompanies the animals when they are hiking, mating... more

  Nature and environment (D), Jan Haft (Deutschland) 44 min
The topics of these films deal with maintenance, preservation and presentation of the environment, nature and the living beings within them. “Sambesi – die große Flut”

The magic of the Sambesi is partly caused by its dimensions alone. On a length of 2.600 km, this by far most imposing river in southern Africa, meanders from west to east, across the Black Continent. As hardly any other river, the Sambesi owes its... more

  Nature and environment (D), Michael Schlamberger (Österreich) 50 min
The topics of these films deal with maintenance, preservation and presentation of the environment, nature and the living beings within them. “Volker Sommer - Ich bin ein Menschenaffe”

Professor Volker Sommer is one of the most reputable and renown scientist of our days. As a regular guest in tv-talk shows he often causes a stir with his provoking thesis such as “there is no scientific reason to distinguish between men and... more

  Nature and environment (D), Anja Krug-Metzinger (Deutschland) 44 min
The topics of these films deal with maintenance, preservation and presentation of the environment, nature and the living beings within them. “Ungarn - Wildnis zwischen Donau und Theiß”

The film maker Zoltán Török gives us an affectionate insight into his homeland. He accompanies herdsmen, who, even today watch their cattle in their traditional costumes; he shows sea eagles raising their offspring, and he follows asps, a carp... more

  Nature and environment (D), Zoltan Török (Ungarn) 51 min
The topics of these films deal with maintenance, preservation and presentation of the environment, nature and the living beings within them. “Radioaktive Wölfe”

Exactly 25 years after the biggest nuclear accident of history, wolves are reigning over the contaminated radioactive no man’s land, the exclusion zone of Chernobyl, in the border triangle of the Ukraine, Russia and White Russia. Before the... more

  Nature and environment (D), Klaus Feichtenberger (Österreich) 52 min
The topics of these films deal with maintenance, preservation and presentation of the environment, nature and the living beings within them. “Zwischen Jungfrau und Eiger - Tauwetter in Fels und Eis”

Nowhere else the consequences of the climate change are as concentrated as in the high alpine regions, and nowhere else one can feel their impact as strong as in the regions of the three or four thousand metre high areas which have been exploited... more

  Nature and environment (D), Meinhard Prill (Deutschland) 43 min
The topics of these films deal with maintenance, preservation and presentation of the environment, nature and the living beings within them. “David Bittner unter Bären”

The PhD biologist David Bittner explores the life of bears in Alaska under adventurous conditions. He lives alone in a remote wilderness, mainly eating the fish he caught. With a lot of patience and profound knowledge he succeeds in an... more

  Nature and environment (D), Roman Droux (Schweiz) 70 min
The topics of these films deal with maintenance, preservation and presentation of the environment, nature and the living beings within them. “Kieling: Expeditionen zu den Letzten ihrer Art - Auf der Suche nach Jaguar und Bison”

Once again, Andreas Kieling travels to the most remote areas on our planet, in order to meet especially interesting, however endangered animal species. In Pantanal, the expanded wetlands in the west of Brazil, he witnesses a spectacular attack of... more

  Nature and environment (D), Andreas Kieling (Deutschland) 42 min
The topics of these films deal with maintenance, preservation and presentation of the environment, nature and the living beings within them. “Hannes Jaenicke im Einsatz für Gorillas”

Three of four gorilla species are in imminent danger of extinction. The only living space for gorillas, the rain forests of Central Africa, is being destroyed by greed. There is a brutal war going on for the raw materials gold, copper and coltan,... more

  Nature and environment (D), Judith Adlhoch, Eva Gfirtner (Deutschland) 30 min
The topics of these films deal with maintenance, preservation and presentation of the environment, nature and the living beings within them. “Andreas Kieling - Mitten in Südafrika: Am Indischen Ozean”

The azure Indian Ocean of Durban is completely different from the raw sea cost of the Cape. Andreas Kieling starts an expedition to the warm waters in front of the coast, together with the Austrian shark scientist Dietmar Posch. However, one has... more

  Nature and environment (D), Marcus Fischötter, Michael Kaschner (Deutschland) 43 min
The topics of these films deal with maintenance, preservation and presentation of the environment, nature and the living beings within them. “Arlberg - das verborgene Paradies”

The Arlberg is a synonym for winter idyll and for being the cradle of alpine skiing. However, this famous ski resort which connects the Austrian Provinces Tyrol and Vorarlberg, has more to offer. For already 100 years, the Arlberg has been... more

  Nature and environment (D), Heinz Leger (Österreich) 52 min
The topics of these films deal with maintenance, preservation and presentation of the environment, nature and the living beings within them. “Lamalera, The Ultimate Battle”

Lamalera - a remote village of 2,500 people on the southern coast of Indonesia. In this hostile land where nothing grows, people have managed to survive only thanks to a spectacular age-old hunt: the traditional and sacred harpooning of sperm... more

  Nature and environment (F/E), Jean-Michel Corillion (Frankreich) 52 min
The topics of these films deal with maintenance, preservation and presentation of the environment, nature and the living beings within them. “Naturerbe Nordamerikas”

This journey to the less known natural treasures and to the oldest villages in North America leads from the Rocky Mountains via the Great Plains to the Rio Grande, then to the Yosemite national park and finally to the Grand Canyon. In front of the... more

  Nature and environment (D), Goggo Gensch (Deutschland) 45 min
The topics of these films deal with maintenance, preservation and presentation of the environment, nature and the living beings within them. “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
The topics of these films deal with maintenance, preservation and presentation of the environment, nature and the living beings within them. “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
The topics of these films deal with maintenance, preservation and presentation of the environment, nature and the living beings within them. “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
The topics of these films deal with maintenance, preservation and presentation of the environment, nature and the living beings within them. “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
The topics of these films deal with maintenance, preservation and presentation of the environment, nature and the living beings within them. “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
The topics of these films deal with maintenance, preservation and presentation of the environment, nature and the living beings within them. “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