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Saturday, 16. Nov. 2013

09:00 - Stefaniensaal
09:30 - Steiermarksaal
09:45 - Grüner Saal
14:00 - Stefaniensaal
14:30 - Steiermarksaal
15:00 - Kammermusiksaal
19:00 - Stefaniensaal
08:45 - Congress Graz - Blauer Salon


Steinböcke in den Allgäuer Bergen

Gerhard Baur (Deutschland), 44 min, Language: D - Nature and Environment

He is the king of climbers among the mountain animals and a clever survivor in snow and ice. The ibex is the biggest animal that lives permanently in the higher mountain regions. In springtime the young kids are born, and within a short time they... more

Bruno, der Bär ohne Pass

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

Still until the Early Middle Ages almost every where in Germany bears have lived. However, for nearly 200 years they were extinct there, until 2006, when one of them crossed the border to Bavaria: Bruno. His excursions caused a stir. First he was... more


Gams im Visier – Waldschutz contra Bergwild

Gabriele Mooser (Deutschland), 45 min, Language: D - Nature and Environment

In an old German folk song it is sung, that the little chamois, no matter whether they are black or brown, are so cute. However, forest wardens and wood owners don’t agree. Those animals love to eat the tips of young fir trees, and often those... more

Light Line

Jean-Baptiste Chandelier (Frankreich), 5 min, Language: n.v. - Adventure

Our goal was to share the feeling of flying. We went in Denmark to an amazing perfect paragliding spot to play with urban environment and some amazing sunsets. more

Der Weg ist das Ziel – Markus Kröll am Berliner Höhenweg

Hans-Peter Stauber , 52 min, Language: D - Adventure

95 kilometres and 13.320 altitude metres within 24 hours – the Tyrolean extreme mountain runner Markus Kröll faces this challenge. Since his childhood Markus Kröll had dreamed to run the “Berliner Höhenweg” in the surroundings of his home in the... more


Prosper – Der Koch am Kilimanjaro

Rudi Stangl & Raoul Kopacka , 45 min, Language: D - Alpine and foreign cultures

For more than 25 years Prosper has been climbing on the highest mountain of Africa. He works as a cook on the Kilimanjaro. Prosper alone takes care of his two children. His biggest dream is saving enough money for a motor bike. He is only one of... more

Livin’ Tiny – the Quest for Powder

Sam Giffin (Usa), 20 min, Language: E - Adventure

Where would you go if your house were portable? Would you spend each night in a new spot? Stay camped in a discovered utopia forever? Or would you leave life as a vagabond to the experts? The Outdoor Research Sidecountry skiers and snowboarders... more

09:45 Men and Turtles

Rémy Tézier (Frankreich), 52 min, Language: F/E - Nature and Environment

In Madagascar, the Comoros Islands, South Africa, Seychelles and Réunion, turtles are everywhere. People treat them in various ways: in some places they are hunted for their meat, while in others they are protected. By exploring the various fates... more

10:37 Silbergeier

Nina Caprez & Cédric Lachat (Schweiz), 19 min, Language: F/D - Climbing on rock and ice

This film shows Nina Caprez climbing Beat Kammerlander’s route “Silbergeier” (8b+, Switzerland) as first the woman. Together with her boyfriend Cedric Lachat the 24-year-old Swiss meets the challenge of one of the most difficult alpin climbing... more

10:56 Tierra del Fuego

Justine Curgenven (Gro), 51 min, Language: E - Adventure

A British couple are trying to become the first people to sea kayak 1,000 miles around the remote & windswept island of “Tierra del Fuego” at the end of the world. Shipping delays, a stolen kayak & endless red tape challenge them on land while... more

11:47 On the trails of the glaciers: Mission to Caucasus

Marco Preti (Italien), 52 min, Language: E - Nature and Environment

Photographer Fabiano Ventura and his team of experts study the effects of climate change on the world’s largest glaciers. Their latest expedition takes them to the Georgian Caucasus, an area of incomparable beauty rendered inaccessible for decades... more

12:39 Neuseeland von oben – Fjorde und Regenwälder

Bruce Morrison, Serge Ou (Neuseeland), 43 min, Language: D - Nature and Environment

This impressive journey starts deep in the south of the country, in the largest and probably the most beautiful national park of New Zealand: Fjordland. A long time ago glaciers dug huge ravines and valleys into the land, later they filled with... more

13:22 Die Lena und der Ruf der Arktis

Vasili Sarana (Deutschland), 44 min, Language: D - Nature and Environment

Two Russian friends plan a risky adventure. With a rubber boat they want to travel in the estuary of the Siberian river Lena to the northern Polar Sea. The journey, full of strange encounters with animals, ends in a labyrinth. The adventurers also... more

14:06 Michael Martin – Abenteuer Wüste – Über Wasser und Eis auf Grönland

Viktor Stauder (Deutschland), 43 min, Language: D - Adventure

The geographer, photographer and desert explorer Michael Martin exchanges his motorbike for a motor boat and a dog sledge to explore East Greenland. In summer, the polar sea is free of ice, the temperature is agreeable and it never gets dark. In... more

14:49 Kulturerbe Bauernland

Goggo Gensch (Deutschland), 44 min, Language: D - Nature and Environment

The presenter Dieter Moor travels to those UNESCO World Heritage Sites, which are also known for good food and good drinks. Though, also special cultivation methods are a sign of culture. On his enjoyable trip, Moor visits the famous tea... more

15:33 Apô Karim

Laurent Chevallier (Frankreich), 55 min, Language: F - Alpine and foreign cultures

For the last 25 years Laurent Chevallier has been filming „little Karim“, one of the best known high altitude porters of the Himalayas – to be more precise: of the Karakorum. Thanks to his rich experience and his long friendships with mountaineers... more

16:28 Bön – Mustang to Menri

Tad Fettig (USA), 60 min, Language: E - Nature and Environment

The film tells the story of Asonam, a 10 year old boy, who made a journey from his homeland, the ancient kingdom of Mustang (now part of Nepal) to Menri Monastery in Northern India. There Asonam made the commitment to become a Geshe, equivalent to... more

Die Schwarze Madonna

Eduardo Gellner , 52 min, Language: D - Climbing on rock and ice

Ines Papert is an alpine multi-talented climber on rock and ice. Near to her home village Berchtesgaden her biggest challenge till now is awaiting her, a first ascent on the Untersberg in the tenth difficulty degree: “Die schwarze Madonna” (the... more

Piolet d’Or 2012 (beyond competition)

Bertrand Delapierre (Frankreich), 30 min, Language: F/E - Alpine Documentation

Since the „Piolet d’Or“ exists as an award for extreme achievements in alpinism, there are also discussions, whether any awards should exist at all which distinguish a “best achievement”. After all, mountaineering with all its different challenges... more


First Ascent of the Mazeno Ridge

Sandy Allan’s climbing CV covers many outstanding peaks, amongst others Lhotse, Muztagh Tower, Everest and Eiger North face. In summer 2012 the Scottish mountain guide and his expedition partner Rick Allen were the first to reach the summit of... more

Lippenbären – Abenteuer mit dem wahren Balu (Making of)

Oliver Goetzl (Deutschland), 45 min, Language: D - Nature and Environment

The Indian sloth bears became famous all over the world due to the Jungle Book, because they were the model for Balu, the bear. Therefore it is more astonishing that no nature film exists about these charismatic animals. One reason might be, that... more

Wildes Bayern – Das erste Licht am Königssee (Making of) (beyond competition)

Jan Haft (Deutschland), 44 min, Language: D - Nature and Environment

The animal film maker Jan Haft and his team show with this "Making of" how they managed to shoot the breathtaking pictures in the Berchtesgaden Alps. Three years of shooting and a state-of-the-art technique allowed the film team to take pictures... more


Leo Dickinson im Portrait

Werner Bertolan (Deutschland), 49 min, Language: D - Alpine Documentation

In 1970 he was the first to film the complete ascent of the Eiger north face, he was a filming witness when Reinhold Messner and Peter Habeler climbed Mount Everest without using oxygen bottles, he was the first to fly in an hot-air balloon across... more

Der Steinbockmann

Jan Kerckhoff (Deutschland), 30 min, Language: D - Nature and Environment

Walter Ladner has left his alpine hut in the upper Paznaun valley in Tyrol, he has put on his tour skis and sets off to find “his” Alpine ibex. He knows them quite well, since they were little, he knows where they look for food, where they bring... more

Der Stab, der Geiger und die Höhlenforscher

Uwe Krüger (Deutschland), 45 min, Language: D - Alpine and foreign cultures

„Der Stab, der Geiger und die Höhlenforscher“ (The Pole, the Violin Player and the Speleologists) tells the story of the violin playing shepherd Toni Burger, who uses the fantastic acoustics of the cave for his music, on the one hand side; and on... more


Schladminger Bergwelten – Von Gipfeln und Gämsen

Franz Hafner , 50 min, Language: D - Nature and Environment

The rich diversity of landscapes between the karst plateau, the steep rock faces and the glaciers of the Dachstein Massif, and the Lower Tauern mountain range with its crystalline structure and its numerous water sources is considerable. Also the... more

Siegerehrung 2013

Award ceremony and screening of the prize winning films more

08:45 The Crossing

Julian Harvey (Australien), 85 min, Language: E - Adventure

Two young Australians set off on the adventure of a lifetime. The pair attempted to drag their home-made kayaks more than one thousand kilometres across a remote island in the arctic. Equal parts rock n' roll and youthful exuberance, resulting in... more

10:10 My Life - The Big Climb

Des Henderson (England), 29 min, Language: E - Adventure

13-year-old Ella from Sheffield is a rock climber who plans to scale El Capitan with her Dad. El Capitan is a towering rock in California's Yosemite Valley and climbing it is a challenge that even the most seasoned of pro climbers struggle with... more

10:39 Toubkal – eine Skitour in Afrika

Fridolin Baur (Deutschland), 27 min, Language: D - Adventure

Sun, desert, camel caravans, Oriental markets – this is the traditional image of Morocco. Only a few know that one can climb the slopes of the High Atlas Mountains on skis. Four young men from the German Allgäu set off, to climb the Toubkal, with... more

11:06 Da chatschaders e da chatschads (Von Jägern und Gejagten)

Casper Nicca, Stefan Dobler, Curdin Fliri (Schweiz), 25 min, Language: Rumantsch/D - Alpine and foreign cultures

Hunting has many different faces and facings. Odilo Oswald is searching his ideal chamois buck in the mountains around the Piz Seraglio in the Münster Valley. Richard Cantieni and Michael Magnasch cross slopes and valleys via Wergenstein in the... more

11:31 Die großen Tierwanderungen in Spanien

Heribert Schöller (Deutschland), 44 min, Language: D - Alpine and foreign cultures

The transhumance is a very old tradition. In the early summer, when the vast landscapes of central and south Spain begin to dry out, herds of sheep, cattle and goats are driven several hundreds of kilometres to the mountains, an area with more... more

12:15 Abenteuer Lerchenberg – ein Jahr unter tierischen Kollegen

Andreas Ewels (Deutschland), 52 min, Language: D - Nature and Environment

Animals in our garden, in the surroundings of our working place or in the middle of the town, we know that they are there, but we hardly pay attention to them. Such a place is the area of the broadcasting company ZDF in Mainz-Lerchenberg. Every... more

13:07 Pur forever - Carl Jenal - il pli vegl pur svizzer (Carl Jenal – der älteste Bauer der Schweiz)

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

Carl Jenal is the oldest, still active farmer in Switzerland, this year he will be 98 years old. He cannot imagine a life without cows and work on the field. The film maker Susanna Fanzun has followed Carl Jenal for one year with her camera. The... more

13:32 Sonam – Mein Ladakh

Helmut Lechthaler (Italien), 60 min, Language: Ladakhi/D - Alpine and foreign cultures

The 77-year old Ladakhi Sonam Tsetan knows the mountains and the people in Ladakh like no-one else. In 1974 he was one of the first to offer trekking tours for tourists and to open a guest house, since the opening of the border to India. Since... more

14:32 Jirishanca

Hans Hornberger (Deutschland), 15 min, Language: D - Alpine Documentation

The 6.094m high Jirishanca, the „Icy Hummingbird Beak“, is an imposing, ice-covered pyramid which rises from the Cordillera Huayhuash in Peru. Since the first ascent in 1957 by Toni Egger and Siegfried Jungmeir, there has been only one further... more

14:47 Meine innere Stimme

Christoph Oliver Strunck (Deutschland), 72 min, Language: D - Climbing on rock and ice

Jens Eisenkraemer is a passionate climber from the German province. The dropout has left his daily grind behind. Within the emotional limits of personal freedom, family and society he is drifting through life today. In search of his ultimate... more

15:59 REdUSE - don't waste our planet (beyond competition)

Alois Indrich, Gertrude Reinisch , 46 min, Language: D - Nature and Environment

Did you ever ask yourself, from where the cotton comes for your T-shirt and under which conditions it has been produced? Or from where the lithium in the storage battery of your mobile phone is coming from and what happens to it, when the mobile... more

16:45 Im Augenblick. Die Historie und das Offene.

Othmar Schmiderer, Angela Summereder , 33 min, Language: D - Nature and Environment

This film is based on the philosophical positions regarding the question of the difference between man and animal, and goats are as well “actresses” and also projects of the film. Nietzsche’s History Scripts as well as texts by Montaigne,... more

17:18 Le Theoreme de la Peine

Alex Marchesseau (Frankreich), 18 min, Language: F/E - Alpine Documentation

French climbers Antoine Bletton, Matthieu Maynadier, Sebastien Ratel and Pierre Labre aim to open their route "The Theorem of Pain" on 7150m high Latok 2 in Pakistan. With interviews and images produced from the ascent, they recount their tales... more

17:36 The Escape

Dan Barham (Kanada), 17 min, Language: D - Adventure

Each town in British Columbia seems to offer better singletrack than the last one visited. To prove what’s out there Dave Roth and Seb Kemp cycled, on mountain bikes, from Whistler around the Strait of Georgia, stopping in Squamish, the Sunshine... more