Details Thursday, 15. Nov. 2012

15:00 | Congress Graz - Blauer Salon

15:00 “Seen auf dem Dach der Welt – Der Qinghai Hu in China”

Stephan Kühnrich (Deutschland), 45 min, Language: D - Alpine and foreign cultures

In the north east of the Tibetan highland, at an altitude of approximately 3200 metre, one can find one of the holiest places of Buddhism, the „Blue Lake“ as it is called by the Tibetan, the Mongols and the Chinese in their languages. It is one of... more

15:45 “Los Escualos: Young Chilean Kayakers of Patagonia”

Weston Boyles (USA), 15 min, Language: Sp/E - Adventure

For the past 12 years, Club Náutico Escualo (Escualo = Shark), a youth kayak club in the remote Patagonian town of Cochrane, Chile has taught kids between the ages of 4 and 18 to kayak on the emerald waters of the nearby Baker River. In the... more

16:00 “Geschichten aus der Hohen Tatra”

Pavol Barabás (Slowakei), 52 min, Language: Slovak/E - Alpine Documentation

The High Tatras, Slovakia's symbol - offer shelter and asylum to all those who seek calm and refuge for their souls... Their inimitable ambience and majesty absorb man in his entirety. Anyone who enters their realm should come with humbleness and... more

16:55 “Fledermäuse – warte, bis es dunkel wird”

Volker Arzt (Deutschland), 44 min, Language: D - Nature and Environment

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Bats don’t necessarily count among the cuddly toys which everybody would like to cuddle. Some people see them as disgusting and scary or even fear the nocturnal bats which dart like a shot through the darkness. Seeing their speed one has no idea... more

17:40 “Tyndýk”

Franz Walter (Deutschland), 22 min, Language: D - Alpine Documentation

Kirgistan in the late summer. Together with her 11-year old son Manu, Ines Papert travels across this country. They are on their way to the remote mountain region Kookshal Tool. There, Ines Papert and her climbing partners will undertake a second... more

18:05 “Schneegrenze”

Jan Linnartz (Deutschland), 15 min, Language: D - Alpine and foreign cultures

Karl (24) and his sister Marie (19) live together with their father (60), isolated on a high alpine pasture. Their father has retired from the hard physical work and most of the tasks related to the pasture have been transferred to his son. Marie... more

18:20 “Check your RISK” (beyond competition)

Lothar Hofer, Martin Sochor , 40 min, Language: D - Adventure

The avalanche topic represents the underbelly of skiing and snowboarding off the beaten track. In order to totally enjoy the freedom, without taking unnecessary risks, it is necessary to learn about this topic, to attend an avalanche course, to... more

19:00 “Guarda - Jetzt sind wir hier zuhause”

Susanna Fanzun (Schweiz), 25 min, Language: Räto/D - Alpine and foreign cultures

Empty houses, old people and a decreasing number of children; in the 1990s Guarda, a mountain village in the Lower Engadin was faced with this situation. To prevent the school from being closed, they demand people throughout Switzerland to move to... more