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Details Friday, 12. Nov. 2010

13:00 | Congress Graz - Blauer Salon
13:00 “Die Bergrettung”

The 11.000 voluntary members of the Austrian Mountain Rescue Team enjoy a high reputation on an international level. The rescue team work according to the principle that everyone in danger has to be searched rescued and helped by doctors. Nobody... more

  Alpine Documentation (D), Vivien Bronner, Bettina Unterlercher, Peter Rautek 47 min
13:50 “Vietnams vermintes Paradies”

The biodiversity in the Phong Nha-Ke Bang national park in Vietnam is impressive. Here, in the green spinney of this barely accessible region, animals and plants live which cannot be found elsewhere. Since the UNESCO has declared this park as a... more

  Nature and Environment (D), Therese Engels (Deutschland) 52 min
14:45 “An Angel in the clouds”

Using his hang glider Angelo d'Arrigo has flown across seas, deserts, volcanoes, glaciers and mountain chains in some of the remotest parts of the planet. Searching for a deeper meaning of flying he stopped his career as a competition pilot. We... more

  Adventure (I/E), Emanuele Angiuli (Italien) 30 min
15:20 “Überflieger - Die verblüffenden Leistungen der Vögel”

Birds are true high-achievers: they are astonishly intelligent, are endued with a GPS in their beak, and they can travel non-stop for 7.500km. How do migrant birds manage to adapt their migrant comportment to the currently changing climate... more

  Nature and Environment (D), Monika Grebe, Frank Strauß (Deutschland) 45 min
16:10 “Der Adlerweg”

Starting in St. Johann in Tyrol, passing the Wilder Kaiser, running across several mountain ranges such as the Karwendel, the Adlerweg (Eagle Track) leads to St. Anton on the Arlberg. The filmmaker Florian Guthknecht has hiked over 300 kilometers... more

  Alpine and foreign cultures (D), Florian Guthknecht (Deutschland) 45 min
17:00 “Ice Bound in Antarctica”

Jonathan Zaccaria is a young researcher. He is going to spend a full year in a scientific station in the endless winter of Antarctica. Discover his video diary of 365 days 3,000km away from any coast, with winds as strong as 300km/h, temperatures... more

  Adventure (E), Jean-Michel Corillion (Frankreich) 52 min
17:55 “Hannes Jaenicke im Einsatz für Haie”

Every second six sharks die in the oceans of our planet. Every year, 200 millions of these animals are killed by men. The economic exploitation of sharks has caused the danger of extinction for 70 shark species. A sad balance – and still sharks... more

  Nature and Environment (D), Markus Strobel (Deutschland) 43 min
18:40 “Redwoods: Anatomy of a Giant”

Telling the story of the world’s tallest living trees, Redwoods: Anatomy of a Giant follows Humboldt State University’s Steve Sillett - the first researcher to explore the redwood canopy. To say that he likes redwoods is like saying Edmund Hillary... more

  Nature and Environment (E), John Rubin, James Donald (USA) 50 min
19:35 “Wildes Japan (Teil 1): Schneeaffen und Vulkane”

Japan is mega cities like Tokyo on the one hand-side, and remote mountain valleys with seemingly strange traditions on the other. This island full of contrasts extends 3000 km from north to south. In the extreme north on the island Hokkaido one... more

  Nature and Environment (D), Thoralf Grospitz, Jens Westphalen (Deutschland) 44 min
20:20 “Im Bann des Yukon (Teil 1): Von Whitehorse nach Dawson”

The "Yukon Quest“ which leads from the Canadian Whitehorse to Fairbanks in Alaska, is considered to be the most difficult dog sleigh race of the world. With temperatures sometimes as low as – 50°C, the teams have to run 1600km across snow-covered... more

  Adventure (D), Klaus Scherer (Deutschland) 45 min
21:10 “Nature Propelled”

Seth Warren embarks on a petroleum-free journey with his nature powered fire truck named Baby, tracking the life cycle of water through the seasons. Featuring stunning and often daring footage, Nature Propelled demonstrates the connection between... more

  Nature and Environment (E), Seth Warren (USA) 43 min
21:55 “Kunst im Eis”

The longing for the mountains as a constant desire, and the endless space make him go up his way again, as every year. However, Konrad Henker is not a classical mountain hiker who loves to visit alpine huts. Whenever he goes into the world of... more

  Alpine Documentation (D), Michael Erhard (Deutschland) 48 min
22:45 “Waller – Monster im Badesee?“”

Near Bremen, swans have disappeared from the surface of water. On the Lake Starnberg, a desperate fisherman struggled for ten hours in his boat which was pulled to and fro by a fish. In the Vitava, a fish stomach with parts of a human body in it,... more

  Nature and Environment (D), Florian Guthknecht (Deutschland) 45 min