Programmheft 2021

Tuesday, 09. Nov. 2021

Andrea Eidenhammer
45 min Deutsch
To reach the top of a mountain and look around till the horizon is pure passion. Some people come to the Alps for... mehr info >
Reinhold Messner
80 min Deutsch
In 1970, Reinhold Messner together with his brother Günther were the first men to climb the Rupal face on the Nanga... mehr info >
Michael R. Gärtner & Sebastian Koerner
43 min Deutsch
After the end of brown coal mining in the east-German region Lusatia, huge fallow lands became available, in which... mehr info >
Axel Gomille
44 min Deutsch
The Manu national park in Peru is a biological treasure trove. Jaguars, caimans, humming birds and macaws live there,... mehr info >
Patrick & Dennis Weinert
36 min Deutsch
Dennis and Patrick are journalists and are known as young crisis reporters. A dangerous incident suddenly makes the... mehr info >
Sasha Snow
56 min Englisch mit deutschen Untertiteln
Through two completely different characters we learn about ideas and emotions behind the international protest wave... mehr info >
Benoit Regord
26 min Französisch mit deutschen Untertiteln
Antoine Le Menestrel has been associated with the cliffs of Buoux in France, since his childhood. Early he began to... mehr info >
Harald Weiß
113 min Deutsch
Reinhard Karl was the first German to stand on the summit of Mount Everest, freed the climbing difficulty scale from... mehr info >
Mikel Sarasola
31 min Englisch mit englischen Untertiteln
Change is part and parcel of development and Nepal is undergoing a major transformation. Using water resources to... mehr info >
Tuan Lam
87 min Deutsch mit englischen Untertitel
When the northern lights cover the ice landscape in summer that means the animals in Antarctica are in a paradisiacal... mehr info >
Sebastian Koerner, Herbert Ostwald
43 min Deutsch
Wolves in Germany? In autumn 2000, wolf pups were seen again in Saxony for the first time. 150 years after the... mehr info >
Francesco Catarinolo
82 min Englisch, Italienisch, Dänisch, Ostgrönländisch mit deutschen Untertiteln
THE RED HOUSE tells the life story of Robert Peroni from South Tyrol. During one of his numerous adventures, the... mehr info >

Wednesday, 10. Nov. 2021

Tom Dauer
25 min Deutsch mit englischen Untertiteln
90 years of a rich, sometimes hard, often adventurous but always fulfilled life. With this cinematic portray, the... mehr info >
Eliza Kubarska
94 min Englisch, Nepali, Russisch, Polnisch, Ghunsa-Dialekt mit deutschen Untertiteln
When a group of mountaineers want to climb the impressive Kumbhakarna in Nepal, the local Sherpa family is faced with... mehr info >
Philipp Klein Herrero
1 min nonverbal
Sick of only hearing negative things in the news and being forced to stay home during lockdown (in Barcelona), I... mehr info >
Michael Strauß, Robert Maruna, Bastian Meier
17 min Deutsch
The sequel of the particularly successful first Viennese free-ride documentary “Melange” seamlessly picks up where... mehr info >
20 min Deutsch
The award ceremony of the „Fotowettbewerb – Mountainfilm und Kleine Zeitung“. In the previous weeks, the readers of... mehr info >
Jordan Manoukian
44 min Französisch mit englischen Untertiteln
The backstage of an extreme photographer, Out of Frame shows the daily life of Mathis Dumas, athlete, high mountain... mehr info >
Tasha Van Zandt
105 min Englisch
An epic journey across both poles, After Antarctica follows legendary polar explorer Will Steger’s lifelong journey... mehr info >
Vincent Steiger
90 min Englisch
Driven out of his pack, a young wolf has to face his fate alone and try to survive in a world ruled by man. A... mehr info >
Axel Gomille
45 min Deutsch
Germany has set itself the goal to let a large part of its nature back into „wild“ forests, natural areas where men... mehr info >
Gil Kebaïli, Evrard Wendenbaum, Pierre Stine
52 min Englisch
The environmental Evrard Wendenbaum leads teams of scientists to inaccessible remote areas, to the last so-called... mehr info >
Hubert Neufeld
60 min Englisch mit englischen Untertiteln
In spring 2020, the Dutch musician Ruben Hein sets off to an expedition of three weeks to the wildest regions on our... mehr info >
Igor Ozherelyev
64 min Russisch mit englischen Untertiteln
This is a story about a successful climb onto the top of the highest peak of the Altay Mountains - Belukha Mountain... mehr info >

Thursday, 11. Nov. 2021

A lot has changed since the foundation of „Internationalen Berg- und Abenteuer Filmfestival“ in 1986, to which 64... mehr info >
Jan Haft
43 min Deutsch
With impressive pictures we learn extraordinary details about flora and fauna in and around Lake Königssee in... mehr info >
John Murray, Jamie Fitzpatrick
51 min Englisch
Showcasing the natural magic of the Earth’s most talked about frontier, ‘Big Bend’ explores an extraordinary part of... mehr info >
Will & Lianne Steenkamp
54 min Deutsch
With their film “Olimba, Queen of the Leopards” and its fabulous, beautiful and dramatic pictures, the nature film... mehr info >
Anja Krug-Metzinger
58 min Deutsch
This unique footage proves, that chimpanzees are also at war, and demonstrate various behavioural experiments that... mehr info >
Nico Hambleton
10 min Englisch mit englischen Untertiteln
Jerome Mowat takes us through the challenges he faced as a front-line paramedic during the global pandemic and how he... mehr info >
Richard Sidey
5 min Englisch mit englischen Untertiteln
Wingsuit Base jumping is often presented as a thrill seeking adrenaline rush. Spellbound takes us deeper into the... mehr info >
Boris Poscharsky
30 min Deutsch
The Swiss Géraldine Fasnacht practices two of the extreme kinds of sports. In summer, she flies in a wing suit from... mehr info >
Guillaume Broust
56 min Französisch, Deutsch, Englisch mit englischen Untertiteln
Switzerland is a true paradise for multi-pitch climbing, as well as the country where Cedric Lachat was born and... mehr info >

Friday, 12. Nov. 2021

Otmar Penker
51 min Deutsch
„Winterwunder“ portrays the icy, cold season in the Alps and shows the hardship and dangers related to the... mehr info >
Henry M. Mix, Boas Schwarz
52 min Deutsch
Great bustards are something like dodos in our time. They are dying out, where they once were common. In the middle... mehr info >
120 min Deutsch
(Multimediavortrag) The Austrian professional climber Kilian Fischhuber, who has already won several bouldering world cups, will tell... mehr info >
Berndt Welz
29 min Deutsch
Climate change threatens Alpine skiing resorts, but at the same time, ski tourism itself also contributes in a... mehr info >
Patrick Centurioni
45 min Deutsch mit englischen Untertiteln
“Wildes Innsbruck“ describes the unavoidable encounter between men and animal on a blurred border between two worlds... mehr info >
Paul Schweller
9 min Deutsch mit englischen Untertiteln
After the long standstill in the year 2020, the Mountain Tribe Crew has a big goal, but still no clear plan how to... mehr info >
Andreas Ewels, Alexander Hick
29 min Deutsch
Every year, about 100 million of tourists flock the mountain regions in the Alps. Some aim high goals but without... mehr info >
Bettina Wobst
43 min Deutsch
Bettina Wobst’s film pays homage to the mountain dreams of women, who first dared to venture into the realm of rocks,... mehr info >
In 1976, 45 years ago, the founder of the Mountainfilm Graz festival, Robert Schauer, was a participant in one major... mehr info >
Simon Messner
48 min Deutsch mit englischen Untertiteln
For me, traditional mountaineering is not just doing it alone, but also knowing the history of a mountain, knowing... mehr info >
Mathias Peschta
47 min Deutsch
Emilio Comici was Italy’s best climber in the 1930s, he was the master of the sixth degree, the highest difficulty... mehr info >
Lisa Eder
89 min Deutsch, Englisch mit deutschen Untertiteln
„Let nature be nature“, is the philosophy of the Bavarian Forest National Park. Despite massive opposition, this... mehr info >
Dennis Timm
15 min Deutsch
Katharina Lunger learned saddlery trade from scratch – in the wild, pristine north of the USA, in the federal state... mehr info >
Zoltan Török
88 min Englisch
Meet Dot, the little wild horse foal! She is a Przewalski’s horse, they are the only true wild horse species of the... mehr info >
Xi Zhinong, Zi Ding, Da Jie, Qu Peng
52 min Deutsch
The Tibetan high plateau is home to the extremely rare snow leopard. The story of these charismatic big cats takes... mehr info >
John Murray
60 min Englisch
For two years, the nature filmmaker Colin Stafford-Johnson embarked on a journey to one of the world’s most charming... mehr info >
Iris Gesang, Beate Marx
43 min Deutsch
The animal filmmaker Andreas Kieling uses several examples from different regions on earth to focus on the influences... mehr info >
Reinhold Wurm
28 min Deutsch
The Apollo butterfly is one of the rarest butterflies, since much of its habitat were destroyed. Today, one can find... mehr info >
Peter Scholl
52 min Deutsch
A bubbling earth, hot springs, rushing waterfalls – Iceland is an island of fire and ice. Together with a group of... mehr info >
Joaquín Gutierrez Acha
50 min Deutsch
One of the most unique forests of the world is located in the south of Europe. Shaped by man and marked by the... mehr info >
Kilian Neuwert
27 min Deutsch
The Bergauf-Bergab team together with aspiring mountain guide Maria Pilarski planned a very special route on the Mont... mehr info >
Dereck & Beverly Joubert
50 min Deutsch
In Patagonia, in the far south of Chile, in the middle of the rugged mountain range of the Andes, a very special... mehr info >
Uwe Krüger
6 min Deutsch
For the International Year of Caves and Karst, cavers from all over the world want to draw attention to facts, which... mehr info >
Toni Arbones
22 min Englisch
Toni Arbones is the Godfather of Siurana, one of the world's significant climbing areas. Toni grew up in Catalunya... mehr info >
Timm Schröder
17 min Deutsch, Englisch mit deutschen Untertiteln
A New Zealand free rider stranded in Innsbruck meets several locals, who bring him to the magnificent mountains in... mehr info >
Mitja Legat & Katja Pokorn
2 min Englisch mit englischen Untertiteln
There is a big difference between being ALONE and being LONELY.During the recent pandemic, we had to stay in... mehr info >
Martín Campoy
10 min Spanisch mit englischen Untertiteln
Sometimes BIG ADVENTURES become so big thanks to small things, simple feelings... Having a dream in these strange... mehr info >
Johan Andrieux
53 min Französisch
On June 3, 1950, after more than a half century of failures, it was the two French Maurice Herzog and Louis Lachenal... mehr info >

Saturday, 13. Nov. 2021

Jürgen Gruber
126 min Deutsch
This sport documentary accompanies Christoph Strasser and his crew from the former dream to the legendary records at... mehr info >
30 min Deutsch
(Multimediavortrag) For the fastest ascent of Kangchenjunga, the world's third-highest mountain, from the sea level in just 76 days, the... mehr info >
Elena Goatelli, Angel Esteban
70 min Deutsch, Italienisch mit deutschen Untertiteln
After having competed all her life and having won almost everything there was to win, Angelika Rainer decides to give... mehr info >
240 min Deutsch
At the award ceremony the winners of Mountainfilm Graz’s film contest will be announced. Festival director Robert... mehr info >
Marlene Wynants
43 min Deutsch
The bearded vulture is the biggest bird in the Alps and the rarest. It has once been persecuted and hunted and... mehr info >
Frédéric Larrey
52 min Englisch
Set in the remote mountains of China and Tibet, this film follows the perilous existence of a female snow leopard and... mehr info >
Christophe Raylat
52 min Französisch mit englischen Untertiteln
The author and adventurer Sylvain Tesson accompanies four members of the Special Mountain Service of the French Army... mehr info >
Pavol Barabas
64 min Slowakisch mit englischen Untertiteln
Rappelling the highest waterfalls on earth becomes a great challenge for a group of Slovak friends. They want to fuse... mehr info >
Olaf Obsommer
28 min Englisch
In July 2020, the award-winning director Olaf Obsommer and his team embark on an extraordinary journey across the... mehr info >
Richard Sidey
19 min Englisch mit englischen Untertiteln
A contemplation of art and adventure in the southern wilds of New Zealand by both a landscape photographer and an... mehr info >
Almut Faass
44 min Deutsch
Pack everything and simply drive off, for several years. A young family of four takes this courageous step, and... mehr info >
Joerg Daiber
4 min nonverbal
The filmmaker takes us on a journey across the German Erzgebirge. Due to an unusual perspective, an unusual focus and... mehr info >
Lorenzo Riboni
7 min nonverbal
Among the peaks and the sky of Gran Paradiso, the moon, the mountains, the wind and the animals start to dance... mehr info >
Jan Haft
96 min Deutsch
Home is where we grow up or where we settle permanently. And, this home is always shaped by nature. Today, humans... mehr info >
Florian Guthknecht
47 min Deutsch
The Swiss pine defies extreme conditions, lives up to 1,000 years, and tolerates global warming better than any other... mehr info >
Gilles Santantonio
52 min Englisch
For nearly 50 years, the botanist Francis Hallé has surveyed and studied the great old-growth tropical forests. We... mehr info >
Cira Crowell
18 min Englisch
When is it right to follow your dreams? Pasang, an accomplished mountaineer, humanitarian and now mother, has won... mehr info >
Linus Herbig-Matten
27 min Englisch, diverse Sprachen mit englischen Untertiteln
In 2019, Naresh Kumar sets off on his greatest adventure to date. He wants to cycle with his tandem, from Chennai in... mehr info >
Benoit Delfosse
56 min Englisch, Spanisch, Französisch mit englischen Untertiteln
Two of the most experienced paragliding pilots engage in exploration of the Spiti Valley in the Indian Himalayas... mehr info >
Antonio Bizzarri
19 min Spanisch mit englischen Untertiteln
This film was created in memory of Cristóbal Bizzarri Lyon, a Chilean mountaineer who died on July 22th, 2017, in the... mehr info >
Almut Faass
43 min Deutsch
This documentary leads to the autumnal Lago Maggiore, to its wild nature and the people, who have closely connected... mehr info >
Herbert Ostwald
52 min Deutsch
In a small area in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern live the only colony of wild greater rhea in Europe. Twenty years ago, the... mehr info >
5 min Baskisch, Spanisch mit englischen Untertiteln
After declaring the confinement due to the Covid 19 health crisis, Mikel lives day to day immersed in a forced... mehr info >
Jochen Schmoll
27 min Deutsch
Ines Papert and Caro North belong to the most famous and best professional alpinists. Both of them make their living... mehr info >
Rafael Duarte
52 min Portugiesisch mit englischen Untertiteln
The Brazilian nature and adventure photographer Rafael Duarte goes on a journey across the city of Rio de Janeiro... mehr info >
Etienne Mérel
45 min Englisch mit deutschen Untertiteln
ROOTS takes us on a journey across the entire spectrum of free skiing, from the caves of the Dolomites in Italy to... mehr info >
Ignasi López Fàbregas
13 min nonverbal
A woman bored of waiting for her husband to return from his excitement-packed mountain escapades has decided to seek... mehr info >
Paul Diffley
54 min Englisch mit englischen Untertiteln
Edwin Drummond was known for his poetic writings, bold first ascents and urban protest climbs; such as his 1978... mehr info >
Pierre Cadot
53 min Französisch mit englischen Untertiteln
The beginnings of mountain guiding in Chamonix, France, go back to the 18th century, when a Swiss first offered money... mehr info >