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“Steinzeit - Über die Alpen wie Ötzi”

Harold Woetzel (Deutschland) - 89 min

Friday, 14. Nov. 2008 from 16:00 in Stefaniensaal       

In the middle of the rainy August 2006, two men set off on an extraordinary expedition. Ingo Schuster, 51, and Henning Fenner, 35, want to cross the Alps – however in the same way as their predecessors of the New Stone Age did, wearing their equipment, without using any modern help such as maps, sleeping bags or
Goretex. The idol of this spectacular experiment is „Oetzi“, the glacier man, whose body was conserved for approximately 5000 years in the glacial ice of the
Hauslabjoch. Renowned archaeologists have reconstructed his equipment, as, for example, a prehistoric back-carrier, a copper axe, a mat of grass, and fur and leather shoes. The conditions for this traverse of the Alps from the Lake Constance to Bolzano were also like in the Stone Age: both men should live exclusively from nature, and sleep outdoors – as far as this proves possible…