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Alpine and foreign cultures

Contributions which deal with ethnological topics and cultures worthy of protection in Alpine and foreign regions

Contributions which deal with ethnological topics and cultures worthy of protection in Alpine and foreign regions “Bergblut”

In the year 1809, the young Bavarian Katharina, daughter of a doctor, has to flee together with her husband Franz from his homeland Tyrol. Franz gets infected by the hype surrounding Andreas Hofer, a captain of the Tyrolean Sch more

  Alpine and foreign cultures (D), Philipp J. Pamer (Deutschland) 122 min
Contributions which deal with ethnological topics and cultures worthy of protection in Alpine and foreign regions “Good Bye Tibet”

This is the story of an almost 6000m high pass on the border between Tibet and Nepal, which has been the gate to freedom for thousands of Tibetan refugees, however, which also sometimes meant death. The report of a mountaineer, ten years ago, led... more

  Alpine and foreign cultures (D), Maria Blumencron 90 min
Contributions which deal with ethnological topics and cultures worthy of protection in Alpine and foreign regions “Dem Himmel ganz nah”

Dumitru Stanciu is one of the last mountain herdsmen in Europe. In summer and in winter, he drives his sheep herds across the far and wide landscape of the Transylvanian Carpathian Mountains, like his ancestors did for centuries, very close to the... more

  Alpine and foreign cultures (Rum/D), Titus Faschina (Deutschland) 92 min
Contributions which deal with ethnological topics and cultures worthy of protection in Alpine and foreign regions “Jon facing the winds”

With Jon, reindeer herder above the Arctic Circle, it's a particular nomadism we discover: traditional and modern life come together in search of a balance. In the lush mountains of Sarek Scandinavians, with the rhythm of migration, we share the... more

  Alpine and foreign cultures (F/E), Corto Fajal (Frankreich) 77 min
Contributions which deal with ethnological topics and cultures worthy of protection in Alpine and foreign regions “Mit der Seilbahn in den Himmel”

The farm of the Gufler family is located like an eagle more

  Alpine and foreign cultures (D), Andreas Pichler (Italien) 52 min
Contributions which deal with ethnological topics and cultures worthy of protection in Alpine and foreign regions “”

Together with the photographer Rui Camilo we travel to the West African island S more

  Alpine and foreign cultures (D), Christian Schidlowski (Deutschland) 43 min
Contributions which deal with ethnological topics and cultures worthy of protection in Alpine and foreign regions “Nepal - Die Dschungelapotheke der Chepang”

The Chepang are considered as the original inhabitants of Nepal, now they are living in the south west of the land, in the valleys of the Maharabat Mountains. Far away from the tourist turbulences in the high mountains, they are living in simple... more

  Alpine and foreign cultures (D), Peter Weinert (Deutschland) 44 min
Contributions which deal with ethnological topics and cultures worthy of protection in Alpine and foreign regions “Sikkim ”

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 more

  Alpine and foreign cultures (D), Werner Kiefer (Deutschland) 52 min
Contributions which deal with ethnological topics and cultures worthy of protection in Alpine and foreign regions “H”

The alpine hut more

  Alpine and foreign cultures (D), Carina Bauer (Deutschland) 44 min
Contributions which deal with ethnological topics and cultures worthy of protection in Alpine and foreign regions “La Rizi”
  Alpine and foreign cultures (Chi/E), Xiaoling Zhu (China) 82 min
Contributions which deal with ethnological topics and cultures worthy of protection in Alpine and foreign regions “Der geheime Kontinent - Sie kamen ”

The arrival of white men in America in 1492 does not only mean the clash of two different worlds. The Europeans change the nature and the life in the New World, also for their own benefit. It was the biggest exchange of cultures in the world... more

  Alpine and foreign cultures (D), Cristina Trebbi (Deutschland) 43 min
Contributions which deal with ethnological topics and cultures worthy of protection in Alpine and foreign regions “The Remote Valleys of Caucasus”

Georgia was visited by William Osgood Field, an American geologist and glaciologist, in 1920-1930-s. He has captured over 500 ethnographic photos, three extremely valuable films and has written hundreds of papers regarding Georgia in that period,... more

  Alpine and foreign cultures (Georg/E), Giorgi Mrevlishvili (Georgien) 33 min
Contributions which deal with ethnological topics and cultures worthy of protection in Alpine and foreign regions “Die letzten Bergbauern der Karpaten”

Far away from any roads and from the modern comforts, a few mountain farmers live their archaic life in the Romanian Carpathians. This hidden mountain village is called Obcina and can only be reached on foot. Here the Cut family lives: father,... more

  Alpine and foreign cultures (D), Klaus Tümmler (Deutschland) 44 min