Filmography

Bruno Jelk

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    Treffpunkt Gipfelkreuz Vod

    Treffpunkt Gipfelkreuz

    Wilhelm Zurbrügg (2010)

    This beautifully produced travel/adventure documentary features stunning photography as it follows several mountain climbers as they attempt to summit Weisshorn, one of the highest peaks in the Swiss Alps. Witness how their struggles and triumphs become powerful metaphors for their faith journeys. Spiritual seekers will be challenged and inspired by the life lessons. The fantastic pictures and the music fascinate and express what many people experience in nature: amazement, respect, awe, gratitude, peace, passion...

    Germany / 43 min

    Treffpunkt Gipfelkreuz

    Wilhelm Zurbrügg, Marc Villiger, Köbi Julen

    • 2010
    • Germany
    • 43 min
    This beautifully produced travel/adventure documentary features stunning photography as it follows several mountain climbers as they attempt to summit Weisshorn, one of the highest peaks in the Swiss Alps. Witness how their struggles and triumphs become powerful metaphors for their faith journeys. Spiritual seekers will be challenged and inspired by the life lessons. The fantastic pictures and the music fascinate and express what many people experience in nature: amazement, respect, awe, gratitude, peace, passion...

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    Focus Matterhorn DVD

    Focus Matterhorn

    Marc Villiger (2015)

    In the winter of 1986, André Georges crossed all of Zermatt's four thousands with the famous extreme mountaineer Erhard Loretan within three weeks. The documentary remembers the feat following two teams who climb these summits separately and in different stages. A rope team is formed by André Georges and Gerlinde Kaltenbrunner. The other consists of Simon Anthamatten and Felicitas Feller. The alpinists talk about their passion for mountains and about how alpine danger and rescue symbolize life itself. Breathtaking pictures and personal statements have you guess a dimension beyond human destiny.

    Switzerland / 52 min

    Focus Matterhorn

    Marc Villiger

    • 2015
    • Switzerland
    • 52 min
    In the winter of 1986, André Georges crossed all of Zermatt's four thousands with the famous extreme mountaineer Erhard Loretan within three weeks. The documentary remembers the feat following two teams who climb these summits separately and in different stages. A rope team is formed by André Georges and Gerlinde Kaltenbrunner. The other consists of Simon Anthamatten and Felicitas Feller. The alpinists talk about their passion for mountains and about how alpine danger and rescue symbolize life itself. Breathtaking pictures and personal statements have you guess a dimension beyond human destiny.

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    Todd an der Ama Dablam

    Frank Senn (2011)

    First episode of 'Die Bergretter im Himalaya' a series chronicling the story of a true pioneer project in the Himalayas - the construction of a helicopter rescue station in the midst of the eight-thousanders. In this episode we see the arrival of Gerold Biner and Bruno Jelk to Kathmandu in spring 2010. Their goal was and is to build a rescue station in the Himalayas together with a team from the Nepalese helicopter company Fishtail Air. To do this, they have to fly to heights that no one has dared to climb before...

    Austria, Switzerland / 52 min

    Todd an der Ama Dablam

    Frank Senn, Hari Thapa

    • 2011
    • Austria, Switzerland
    • 52 min
    First episode of 'Die Bergretter im Himalaya' a series chronicling the story of a true pioneer project in the Himalayas - the construction of a helicopter rescue station in the midst of the eight-thousanders. In this episode we see the arrival of Gerold Biner and Bruno Jelk to Kathmandu in spring 2010. Their goal was and is to build a rescue station in the Himalayas together with a team from the Nepalese helicopter company Fishtail Air. To do this, they have to fly to heights that no one has dared to climb before...

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    Rettung am Manaslu

    Hari Thapa (2011)

    Third episode of 'Die Bergretter im Himalaya' a series chronicling the story of a true pioneer project in the Himalayas - the construction of a helicopter rescue station in the midst of the eight-thousanders. In this episode, a Korean team searched the 8163 metre high Manaslu with a special expedition for two colleagues who had disappeared last year at over 7000 metres. The mountain rescuers, with pilot Dani Aufdenblatten, recover one of the corpses and fly it to the small village of Samagaun. There the Korean friends and family have prepared a Buddhist ceremony to say goodbye worthily to their colleague...

    Austria, Switzerland / 52 min

    Rettung am Manaslu

    Hari Thapa, Frank Senn

    • 2011
    • Austria, Switzerland
    • 52 min
    Third episode of 'Die Bergretter im Himalaya' a series chronicling the story of a true pioneer project in the Himalayas - the construction of a helicopter rescue station in the midst of the eight-thousanders. In this episode, a Korean team searched the 8163 metre high Manaslu with a special expedition for two colleagues who had disappeared last year at over 7000 metres. The mountain rescuers, with pilot Dani Aufdenblatten, recover one of the corpses and fly it to the small village of Samagaun. There the Korean friends and family have prepared a Buddhist ceremony to say goodbye worthily to their colleague...

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    Einsatz am Everest

    Frank Senn (2011)

    Second episode of 'Die Bergretter im Himalaya' a series chronicling the story of a true pioneer project in the Himalayas - the construction of a helicopter rescue station in the midst of the eight-thousanders. In this episode we see how the deadly crash of the Nepalese team half a year ago at Ama Dablam changed everything. The question arises whether the construction of a rescue station in the Himalayas is still feasible at all...

    Austria, Switzerland / 52 min

    Einsatz am Everest

    Frank Senn, Hari Thapa

    • 2011
    • Austria, Switzerland
    • 52 min
    Second episode of 'Die Bergretter im Himalaya' a series chronicling the story of a true pioneer project in the Himalayas - the construction of a helicopter rescue station in the midst of the eight-thousanders. In this episode we see how the deadly crash of the Nepalese team half a year ago at Ama Dablam changed everything. The question arises whether the construction of a rescue station in the Himalayas is still feasible at all...

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    Suisse-Népal, le sauvetage en partage

    Benoît Aymon (2016)

    Bruno Jelk and Gerold Biner are famous for their feats in the world of mountain rescue. The two decide to transfer the necessary knowledge to the Nepali population so that they can organise rescue operations autonomously. It will be the beginning of a long process that will often undermine their intentions.

    Switzerland / 52 min

    Suisse-Népal, le sauvetage en partage

    Benoît Aymon

    • 2016
    • Switzerland
    • 52 min
    Bruno Jelk and Gerold Biner are famous for their feats in the world of mountain rescue. The two decide to transfer the necessary knowledge to the Nepali population so that they can organise rescue operations autonomously. It will be the beginning of a long process that will often undermine their intentions.

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    Rettung in eisigen Höhen

    Rettung in eisigen Höhen

    Hari Thapa (2011)

    Helicopter rescues at altitudes over 7,000 meters are dangerous. But now there is also a rescue station in the Himalayas. The documentary series 'The Mountain Rescuers in the Himalayas' tells of flying at the limit and the fate of pilots and mountaineers in the midst of the eight-thousanders. On this episode another salvaging of the dead for the mountain rescuers in the Himalayas. A Korean team searched the 8163 metre high Manaslu with a special expedition for two colleagues who had disappeared last year at over 7000 metres. The mountain rescuers, with pilot Dani Aufdenblatten, recover one of the corpses and fly it to the small village of Samagaun. There the Korean friends and family have prepared a Buddhist ceremony to say goodbye worthily to their colleague...

    Austria, Switzerland / 44 min

    Rettung in eisigen Höhen

    Hari Thapa, Frank Senn

    • 2011
    • Austria, Switzerland
    • 44 min
    Helicopter rescues at altitudes over 7,000 meters are dangerous. But now there is also a rescue station in the Himalayas. The documentary series 'The Mountain Rescuers in the Himalayas' tells of flying at the limit and the fate of pilots and mountaineers in the midst of the eight-thousanders. On this episode another salvaging of the dead for the mountain rescuers in the Himalayas. A Korean team searched the 8163 metre high Manaslu with a special expedition for two colleagues who had disappeared last year at over 7000 metres. The mountain rescuers, with pilot Dani Aufdenblatten, recover one of the corpses and fly it to the small village of Samagaun. There the Korean friends and family have prepared a Buddhist ceremony to say goodbye worthily to their colleague...

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  • Documentary / Chronicle

    Feuertaufe am Everest

    Feuertaufe am Everest

    Frank Senn (2011)

    Helicopter rescues at altitudes over 7,000 meters are dangerous. But now there is also a rescue station in the Himalayas. The documentary series 'The Mountain Rescuers in the Himalayas' tells of flying at the limit and the fate of pilots and mountaineers in the midst of the eight-thousanders. On this episode, when the Swiss mountain rescuers Gerold Biner and Bruno Jelk return to Nepal in spring 2011, the uncertainty is great. The deadly crash of the Nepalese team half a year ago at Ama Dablam changed everything. The question arises whether the construction of a rescue station in the Himalayas is still feasible at all...

    Austria, Switzerland / 44 min

    Feuertaufe am Everest

    Frank Senn, Hari Thapa

    • 2011
    • Austria, Switzerland
    • 44 min
    Helicopter rescues at altitudes over 7,000 meters are dangerous. But now there is also a rescue station in the Himalayas. The documentary series 'The Mountain Rescuers in the Himalayas' tells of flying at the limit and the fate of pilots and mountaineers in the midst of the eight-thousanders. On this episode, when the Swiss mountain rescuers Gerold Biner and Bruno Jelk return to Nepal in spring 2011, the uncertainty is great. The deadly crash of the Nepalese team half a year ago at Ama Dablam changed everything. The question arises whether the construction of a rescue station in the Himalayas is still feasible at all...

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  • Documentary / Chronicle

    Rettung im Himalaya

    Rettung im Himalaya

    Frank Senn (2012)

    The Himalaya is not only an impressive natural monument, but also the scene of numerous mountaineering tragedies. Swiss Air Zermatt mountain rescuers have dedicated themselves to rescue in extreme conditions. Together with Nepalese colleagues, they are setting up a helicopter rescue station. But strong winds, thin air and constantly changing weather conditions put the mountain rescuers to a tough test.

    Austria, Switzerland / 51 min

    Rettung im Himalaya

    Frank Senn, Hari Thapa

    • 2012
    • Austria, Switzerland
    • 51 min
    The Himalaya is not only an impressive natural monument, but also the scene of numerous mountaineering tragedies. Swiss Air Zermatt mountain rescuers have dedicated themselves to rescue in extreme conditions. Together with Nepalese colleagues, they are setting up a helicopter rescue station. But strong winds, thin air and constantly changing weather conditions put the mountain rescuers to a tough test.

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  • Documentary / Chronicle

    Absturz in eisigen Höhen

    Frank Senn (2011)

    When Air Zermatt pilot Gerold Biner and rescue specialist Bruno Jelk landed in Kathmandu in spring 2010, they didn't know what to expect. Their goal was and is to build a rescue station in the Himalayas together with a team from the Nepalese helicopter company Fishtail Air. To do this, they have to fly to heights that no one has dared to climb before...

    Austria, Switzerland / 41 min

    Absturz in eisigen Höhen

    Frank Senn, Hari Thapa

    • 2011
    • Austria, Switzerland
    • 41 min
    When Air Zermatt pilot Gerold Biner and rescue specialist Bruno Jelk landed in Kathmandu in spring 2010, they didn't know what to expect. Their goal was and is to build a rescue station in the Himalayas together with a team from the Nepalese helicopter company Fishtail Air. To do this, they have to fly to heights that no one has dared to climb before...

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  • Documentary / Chronicle

    Sauvetages en Haute Montagne - Hiver DVD

    Sauvetages en Haute Montagne - Hiver

    Otto C. Honegger (2008)

    After the first series 'Rescue in the High Mountains' summer season, here is the continuation of the exploits of the Air Zermatt rescuers. Faced with the extreme conditions of winter, there is still no respite for these rescuers. Search for missing climbers, helicopter evacuation of 120 people trapped in cabins, and even wedding at the top of a glacier, transport of showbiz stars fascinated by the beauty of the Matterhorn...

    Switzerland / 142 min

    Sauvetages en Haute Montagne - Hiver

    Otto C. Honegger, Helen Stehli-Pfister

    • 2008
    • Switzerland
    • 142 min
    After the first series 'Rescue in the High Mountains' summer season, here is the continuation of the exploits of the Air Zermatt rescuers. Faced with the extreme conditions of winter, there is still no respite for these rescuers. Search for missing climbers, helicopter evacuation of 120 people trapped in cabins, and even wedding at the top of a glacier, transport of showbiz stars fascinated by the beauty of the Matterhorn...

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  • Documentary / Chronicle

    Sauvetages en Haute Montagne - Été

    Otto C. Honegger (2007)

    Every day, Air Zermatt rescuers work on the Matterhorn massif. Rescue five climbers who have fallen into a crevasse, evacuate a lost cow on a mountain pasture, find a missing Japanese tourist and even drop models on the glacier for a publicity photo shoot, they succeed the impossible, often at the risk of their lives.

    Switzerland / 196 min

    Sauvetages en Haute Montagne - Été

    Otto C. Honegger, Helen Stehli-Pfister

    • 2007
    • Switzerland
    • 196 min
    Every day, Air Zermatt rescuers work on the Matterhorn massif. Rescue five climbers who have fallen into a crevasse, evacuate a lost cow on a mountain pasture, find a missing Japanese tourist and even drop models on the glacier for a publicity photo shoot, they succeed the impossible, often at the risk of their lives.

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