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Details Saturday, 13. Nov. 2010

08:30 | Grazer Congress - Grüner Saal
08:30 “Les Amants des Drus”

The Dru is a mountain with two peaks in the Mont Blanc range. Its 1,100 m West Face has always challenged the best climbers coming to Chamonix. In the winter of 2004, three climbers of the latest generation, Guillaume Avrisiani, Philippe Batoux... more

  Climbing on rock and ice (F), Bertrand Delapierre (Frankreich) 52 min
09:25 “No limits mobil”

Certainly they don’t experience the mountain world peacefully and silently, but in a more intensive way. The youth group of the German Alpine Club is hiking for a week in the mountains of the Allgäu region, within the framework of “No limits... more

  Adventure (D), Fridolin Baur (Deutschland) 12 min
09:40 “Tod am Nanga Parbat”

June 1970: in a unique achievement, four participants of a German expedition conquer the 8125 m high Nanga Parbat via a route, which up until then was considered as impossible – across the most powerful rock and ice wall in the world, the 4.500m... more

  Alpine Documentation (D), Ludwig Ott (Deutschland) 44 min
10:25 “Willis VIPs - Wer stand auf dem Dach der Welt? Reinhold Messner”

He is the most famous mountaineer in the world, has set many records, most of them are hardly believable. He was the first person to succeed in the ascent of all fourteen 8000m summits, the highest mountains on earth, and he was also the first... more

  Alpine Documentation (D), Christiane Streckfuß (Deutschland) 25 min
10:55 “Wilde Pyrenäen – Berge des Lichts”

Along a distance of 400 km steep mountains, lush forests, waterfalls and mountain lakes extend in the pristine Pyrenean landscape between the Atlantic Ocean and the Mediterranean Sea. The sun and the clouds play with the light of the mountains,... more

  Nature and Environment (D), Jürgen Eichinger (Deutschland) 44 min
11:40 “Caminho Texeira”

In April 1912, five young Brazilian men decide to climb Dedo de Deus (“Finger of God”), a mountain north of Rio de Janeiro. The pioneers barely knew what mountaineering means, but that does not stop them to carry the Brazilian flag to the top of... more

  Alpine Documentation (Port/E), Alexandre Diniz (Brasilien) 14 min
12:00 “The Treasure of the Great Snow”

In the spring of 2009, Basque mountaineer Ms. Edurne Pasaban and a film team from Spanish television are heading towards Kangchenjunga, the third highest peak on earth. In Kangchen Base Camp Edurne meets Ms. Oh Eun-Sun from South Korea, who could... more

  Alpine Documentation (Sp/E), Carmen Portilla (Spanien) 56 min
13:10 “The Sends”

For two years director Shawn Boye went on an Odyssey through a land covered in Granite. The adventure begins deep in the Forest of the Steepest Boulders where Peter Bosma encounters the Viking Stefan Rasmussen. Narrowly escaping a Duel to the... more

  Climbing on rock and ice (E), Shawn Boye (Schweden) 71 min
14:25 “The Moose”

Top Canadian whitewater canoeists Paul Mason, Mark Scriver and Andrew Westwood rip it up on the Moose and Independence rivers in New York state, running a series of beautiful and challenging grade 5 waterfalls and slides. You have to be bold to... more

  Adventure (E), Justine Curgenven (Gro) 24 min
14:50 “Wildes Japan (Teil 2): Tropenstrand und Bärenland”

Japan is mega cities like Tokyo on the one hand-side, and remote mountain valleys with seemingly strange traditions on the other. The most southern of the four main Japanese islands, Kyushu, displays an already sub-tropical character. In the... more

  Nature and Environment (D), Thoralf Grospitz, Jens Westphalen (Deutschland) 44 min
15:35 “Dem Traum auf der Spur”

„Lama-Joe“ Thöni and Hans Geissler set off on their journey from Munich to Venice. On their march from the Marienplatz to Piazza San Marco they are accompanied by four lamas. Ahead of this extraordinary hiking group are 520 km and 20.000 altitude... more

  Adventure (D), Melanie Anweiler (Deutschland) 53 min
16:30 “Mount St. Helens”

Thirty years ago, on the 18th of May 1980, the volcano Mount St. Helens erupted on the west coast of the USA. It was an eruption of unbelievable dimensions. Within a few minutes, the mountain lost 400 metres of its summit, and masses of debris and... more

  Nature and Environment (D), Jörg Daniel Hissen, Heinz Leger 52 min
17:25 “Eine ungewöhnliche Seilschaft”

In former times, Nigg loved to go into the mountains. After he received his diagnosis of multiple sclerosis it took him several years to accept his illness. Roland has been jailed for dealing with drugs. René has been working for 22 years in the... more

  Adventure (D), Sylvia Rothe (Deutschland) 40 min
18:10 “Im Bann des Yukon (Teil 2): Von Dawson nach Fairbanks”

In the second part of this complex documentary about the „Yukon Quest“, the sleigh dog race which leads 1600km from the Canadian Whitehorse to Fairbanks in Alaska, we approach the dramatic final on the slopes of the “Eagle Summit”. Who will win... more

  Adventure (D), Klaus Scherer (Deutschland) 45 min