Details Saturday, 17. Nov. 2012

08:45 | Congress Graz - Blauer Salon

08:45 “Die Bauern von Garmisch”

Ludwig Ott (Deutschland), 45 min, Language: D - Alpine and foreign cultures

„The faces of resistance“, this was the subtitle under the photographs of several farmers from Garmisch-Partenkirchen, in a Munich newspaper. They had rejected the candidature for the Olympic Winter Games 2018 because they were concerned that this... more

09:30 “China, im Reich der Mosuo Frauen”

Joanna Michna, Maria Hoffacker (Deutschland), 52 min, Language: D - Alpine and foreign cultures

China, Himalayas. For more than 2000 years, the Mosuo people have been living in the mountains above the Lake Lugu, one of the biggest mountain lakes on the border to Tibet. The Mosuo are a community of approximately 35.000 people who have one... more

10:25 “Mit 81 Jahren auf den Piz Linard”

Bertilla Gossi (Schweiz), 24 min, Language: Räto/D - Alpine Documentation

As a 15 year old girl, Irma Egler from Lavin stood the first time on the highest mountain of the Lower Engadin, the Piz Linard, 3410 meters above sea level. Since then she climbed this remarkable mountain 52 times. She conquered it from all sides... more

10:50 “Notes from the sky”

Lisa Wimmer, Luca Saggin (Italien), 11 min, Language: I/E - Adventure

Christian Mader has a passion for pushing the boundaries walking the line. The traditional doubters told him, that it is not possible to fly in a balloon above the South-Tyrolean Alps. However, he wants to prove the contrary. His professional... more

11:05 “Yaku Patsa - Welt des Wassers”

Carlo Brescia (Peru), 34 min, Language: Quechua+Span/E - Alpine and foreign cultures

Drifting upstream from 2000 meters above sea level to 5000 meters, “World of Water” encounters people and their culture, stories, histories and beliefs against the impossibly lush and breathtaking landscapes of southern Conchucos, Peru. Antonio, a... more

11:40 “Das Grüne Wunder - Unser Wald”

Jan Haft (Deutschland), 90 min, Language: D - Nature and Environment

This film which was especially produced for big screens showing in noble, elegiac pictures the most known, most beautiful and richest local living space, the forest. Intimate observations of behaviours of well known species change with stories... more

13:10 “Mike Wiegele’s Helicopter Experience”

Andrew Hardingham (Kanada), 4 min, Language: E - Adventure

This short film was made to illustrate how exiting Helicopter skiing can be! The terrain, landscapes, bottomless powder and all of the adventure that surrounds it! So please join me for a brief look into a few days riding with Mike Wiegele... more

13:15 “Bag It”

Suzan Beraza (USA), 78 min, Language: E - Nature and Environment

Try going a day without plastic. Plastic is everywhere and infiltrates our lives in unimaginable and frightening ways. In this touching and often flat-out-funny film, we follow “everyman” Jeb Berrier, who is admittedly not a tree hugger, as he... more

14:35 “Laikipia, the Land of Life”

Giuseppe Bucciarelli (Italien), 37 min, Language: E - Nature and Environment

There is a place in Africa where a mountain meets the sky... A place where rivers, forests and savannas play a never-ending game with people. This place is Laikipia, central Kenya. Here dangerous wildlife share the land with thousands of farmers... more

15:05 “Berriro igo nauzu / Heute bin ich wieder hinaufgestiegen”

Carlos Rodríguez (Spanien), 9 min, Language: Baskisch/G - Alpine and foreign cultures

“Today I’ve climbed back up.” A man returns to the farmhouse of his ancestors. The film is a visual poem that tells the evolution of the Basque farmhouse (and the Basque country) during the last 150 years. It is based on the original poem by... more

15:15 “Im Herzen des Balkans - Auf der Suche nach dem Luchs”

Cornelia Volk (Deutschland), 43 min, Language: D - Nature and Environment

The aria of circulation of the Balkan lynx corresponds to the “Green ribbon” territory along the Iron Curtain between Albania and Macedonia. According to scientific estimation, there are only less than 100 animals left, with a declining tendency... more

16:00 “Der Böhmerwald”

Iduna Wünschmann (Deutschland), 43 min, Language: D - Nature and Environment

At the beginning of the 20th century, the lynx has been extinct almost everywhere in Central Europe. Meanwhile, it has returned to the Bohemian Forest; and further more the Ural owl was successfully resettled there. Hidden in the forest, the black... more

16:45 “Wildererjagd am Mount Kenya”

Holger Riedel (Deutschland), 52 min, Language: D - Nature and Environment

In the light of their head lamps, the ranger Simon Gitau and his two colleagues stalk through the brush of the mountain jungle of the Mount Kenya. They intend to catch poachers in the act. The previous day, they had found some traps with loops,... more

17:40 “Wilder Iran - In den grünen Norden”

Herbert Ostwald (Deutschland), 44 min, Language: D - Nature and Environment

Often Iran is in the focus of news due to its controversial politics, however, it is rarely made mention of its natural and cultural treasures. At the same time this Islamic Republic can offer a spectacular landscape. The German-Iranian Benny... more

18:25 “The Zanskar Odyssey”

Jason Kehl (USA), 46 min, Language: E - Climbing on rock and ice

Colorado climbers Pete Takeda, Abbey Smith, Jason Kehl and Mick Follari journey to that lofty crossroads where continents meet, ancient cultures mingle, and great religions clash - the kingdom of Zanskar in the Indian Himalayas. They're looking... more

19:10 “A Steelhead Family”

Andrew Hardingham (Kanada), 19 min, Language: E - Nature and Environment

What if fishing was so important that you would change your life to pursue it? You would focus your entire life around it and raise your family to appreciate every aspects of the sport for themselves. „A Steelhead Family“ walks you through a few... more