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Friday, 11. Nov. 2011

14:30 - Steiermarksaal
15:30 - Kammermusiksaal
16:00 - Stefaniensaal
19:30 - Stefaniensaal
20:00 - Steiermarksaal
20:30 - Kammermusiksaal
14:00 - Congress Graz - Blauer Salon


14:30 | Steiermarksaal Ticket Order

What is left for a pro freerider who has travelled the world to live his dream? He comes home and discovers a new quality of his sport. After completing the freeride worldtour season MitchTölderer, Stefan Häusl and Björn Heregger decide to go on a... more

  Adventure (D), Harry Putz 30 min
“1st Afghan Ski Challenge”

Bamiyan is located 200 km in the west of Kabul, on a high plane, surrounded by 5000 m high mountains. These mountains as well as the presence of international armed forces have protected the population against war and the Taliban during the last... more

  Adventure (D), Alec Wohlgroth (Schweiz) 13 min
“A sleepless night”

As night falls, a group of mountain climbers is trapped outside by a violent storm. A rescue crew is sent out to search for them. In the meantime, the only person the group can contact is Serge, a mountain rescue policeman who tries to reassure... more

  Alpine Documentation (F/D), Samuel Tilman (Belgien) 20 min
nominiert für einen Preis (2011)
“Declaration of Immortality”

Piotr „Mad“ Korczak is a legend among Polish climbers. He initiated the whole range of various techniques of „conquering“ the walls, and was the first to begin to consider climbing as a sport, what took him to participate in numerous contests and... more

  Climbing on rock and ice (Pol/E), Marcin Koszalka (Polen) 30 min
nominiert für einen Preis (2011)
“Der Traum vom Achttausender – Tamara Lunger im Himalaya”

Tamara Lunger loves mountains more than anything else; soon she will be fulfilling her biggest dream. At the age of 23 she plans to climb her first eight thousand meter peak. Together with the famous Italian mountaineer Simone Moro she sets off to... more

  Alpine Documentation (D), Armin Widmann (Italien) 48 min
15:30 | Kammermusiksaal Ticket Order
“Wild Water”

WildWater is a journey into the mind and soul of whitewater, into the places only river runners can go, places of discovery, solitude and risk. Its a visually stunning feast for the senses, and an expedition into new ideas. We set out to create a... more

  Adventure (E), Anson Fogel (USA) 30 min
nominiert für einen Preis (2011)
“No Ceiling - The BASEclimb 3”

Heather Swan was a divorced working mother with no experience in adventure before she married Dr. Glenn Singleman. Glenn is an Emergency Physician and a professional adventurer. He holds the world record for the highest BASEjump set from the Great... more

  Adventure (E), Glenn Singleman (Australien) 56 min
“Trou de Fer – The Iron Hole”

“Trou de Fer” translates as “Iron Hole”. It’s a unique and spectacular natural phenomenon located on the island of Réunion in the Indian Ocean. Thanks to the volcanic activity the ground here slumped into enormous depths and persistent rainfalls... more

  Adventure (Slovak/E), Pavol Barabáš (Slowakei) 55 min
16:00 | Stefaniensaal Ticket Order
“Kurt Diemberger präsentiert in einer persönlichen Einleitung mit Fotos (15 min) seinen Film” (außer Konkurrenz)
  Alpine Documentation
“Mont Blanc - Der große Grat von Peuterey” (außer Konkurrenz)

A price winning classical mountain film by Kurt Diemberger. Authentic film work on a mountain at its best. In 1958 the top mountaineer Kurt Diemberger dared a double adventure: to undertake the biggest ridge traverse in the Alps, and at the same... more

  Alpine Documentation (D), Kurt Diemberger 42 min
“Hölloch - Geschichten aus der Unterwelt”

The „Gottesacker“ (God’s Acre) is a karst landscape in the Allgäu, criss-crossed by huge crevices, pits and caves, near the border to the Kleines Walsertal. From there, a 90 metre deep shaft leads into the mysterious and dangerous underworld of... more

  Alpine Documentation (D), Gerhard Baur (Deutschland) 43 min
19:30 | Stefaniensaal Ticket Order

For the past 26 years many expeditions have tried and failed to climb Gasherbrum II, one of Pakistan's 8,000 meter peaks, in winter. On February 2, 2011, Simone Moro, Denis Urubko and professional photographer Cory Richards became the first to... more

  Alpine Documentation (E/D), Anson Fogel (USA) 19 min
nominiert für einen Preis (2011)
“Mensch und Fels im Ausnahmezustand – Herbert Ranggetiner”

For Herbert Ranggetiner from the Pinzgau region, an extremely hard training and the support of family and friends are the necessary preconditions for climbing projects on the rock. In diverse climbing disciplines he counts among the best, but what... more

  Climbing on rock and ice (D), Gerald Salmina 42 min
“Hero’s Journey – Cedric Dumont”

"Proximity-flying" means that base-jumpers in their wingsuits glide in a distance of sometimes less than one metre along a rock face and gain a speed of up to 180 km/h. Cedric Dumont and Jokke Sommer live in the Lauterbrunnental, the Mecca for... more

  Adventure (E/D), Christoph Vieth 9 min
“Der schnellste Mann am Berg”

Ueli Steck is known as one of the best solo climbers in the world, always ready to take a well calculated risk. This film portrays the 34-year old Swiss on the quest of his personal limit, when he tries to push the limits of modern alpinism... more

  Climbing on rock and ice (D), Jaqueline Schwerzmann, Robert Bösch (Schweiz) 50 min
“Entscheidung an der Torsäule – “Philadelphia” am Hochkönig“”

Philadelphia, 8 A0, E6 – this is the evaluation by Albert Precht, after his technical first ascent together with Sigi Brachmayer in the year 1993. Since then, only very few roped parties dared to climb this intense, hardly to be belayed route on... more

  Climbing on rock and ice (D), Eduardo Gellner 25 min
20:00 | Steiermarksaal Ticket Order
“Reif für die Insel - in Erinnerung an Kurt Albert”

„Free like the wind“ – this could have been as well the life motto of Kurt Albert. This climbing artist and survivor has always been attracted by the big, wide world. For four weeks, Kurt Albert and his climbing partner Holger Heuber circle the... more

  Adventure (D), Jochen Schmoll (Deutschland) 28 min
“Need for Speed”

This collage of powerful pictures shows Klaudia Buczek at her speed climbing training. Like a boxer she precisely studies the motion sequences so that she will be able to “run up” the wall in a breathtaking speed. more

  Climbing on rock and ice (n.v.), Wojtek Kozakiewicz (Polen) 3 min
“Momentum – David Lama”

David Lama is a representative of a new generation in the climbing sport. No project seems too hard, no destination too far away. With mountain air in his genes he already as a child set new benchmarks. First on the rock, then in the competitions... more

  Climbing on rock and ice (D), Raphael Barth 26 min
“Supervisor - Solo im Eis”

300 metre solo on a frozen water fall. There, a cramp in the hand can mean your death. Splitting ice, and the climber falls into the depth. Why does a man take such risks? Is he tired of living? What is driving him? The top ice climber Harry... more

  Climbing on rock and ice (D), Bertram und Kerstin Kropac (Deutschland) 90 min
20:30 | Kammermusiksaal Ticket Order
“What happened on Pam Island”

An extraordinary romance: Polish alpinists Eliza Kubarska and David Kaszlikowski, take a lonely journey to the fjords of southern Greenland to reach the world's highest sea cliff. The vertical wall is reachable only by Kayak across an eerie,... more

  Climbing on rock and ice (Pol/E), Eliza Kubarska (Polen) 30 min
“The Impossible Climb”

For a decade, Chris Sharma has ruled the climbing world, establishing the most difficult first ascents in existence. Now Sharma has found the longest, hardest, most beautiful climb of his life. Training for months on end, braving hundred-foot... more

  Climbing on rock and ice (E), Peter Mortimer & Nick Rosen (USA) 24 min
“The Big Detour”

The Himalayas... the dream turned into reality for Delphine and Damien! One and a half years after leaving France on their tandem bike, they ride across forbidden Tibet, the highest country in the world. In Lhasa they capture the Tibetan folk's... more

  Adventure (F/E), Damien Artero (Frankreich) 52 min
“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
nominiert für einen Preis (2011)
14:00 | Congress Graz - Blauer Salon
14:00 “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
14:35 “Sikkim – das alte Wissen der Schamanen”

High up in the Himalayas, far away from modern civilisation, the people of the Lepcha live. They are the original inhabitants of Sikkim. They call themselves “the most amiable people in the world”. The Lepcha possess an important treasure which... more

  Alpine and foreign cultures (D), Werner Kiefer (Deutschland) 52 min
15:30 “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
16:15 “Hüttenwirte - Die wilde Kaiserin”

The alpine hut „Hans-Berger-Haus“ is located at the very end of the valley Kaisertal near Kufstein. It is a romantic area, on rainy days very lonely, at a distance of two and a half hours of foot walk away from the busy modern world and its... more

  Alpine and foreign cultures (D), Carina Bauer (Deutschland) 44 min
17:00 “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 52 min
17:55 “The Undersides of Ganesh”

A trip to India can be an unsettling experience, even if the goal is climbing, but it is hard to miss the exuberant animation that prevails there. The amazing contrasts, scents, sounds and colors accompanied the Petzl team and local climbers in... more

  Climbing on rock and ice (F/E), Julien Nadiras, Vladimir Cellier (Frankreich) 15 min
18:15 “Soultrip Argentina”

At the beginning of Martin „McFly“ Winkler’s free ride career, approximately 10 years ago, there was a long, extended journey through the Argentinean Andes. After many winters in constant search fort he ultimate free ride lines according to the... more

  Adventure (D), Martin Winkler, Hanno Mackovitz 16 min
18:35 “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
19:30 “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
20:20 “La Rizière (Das Reisfeld)”

“The Rice Paddy” is set in a village in southern China. The story is told by a 12-year-old girl named A Qiu who lives at the crossroads of tradition and the modern world. This touching psychological movie is filmed with villagers, non-professional... more

  Alpine and foreign cultures (Chi/E), Xiaoling Zhu (China) 82 min