Filmography

Frank Senn

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    Sherpas - Die wahren helden am Everest (1 folge) DVD

    Sherpas - Die wahren helden am Everest (1 folge)

    Frank Senn (2009)

    Sherpas - Die wahren helden am Everest (1 folge) is a documentary about alpinism that takes place in Everest. It was directed by Frank Senn in 2009 and produced by SRF. It is a part of the series SF DOK. It features Kari Kobler, Norbu Sherpa, Long Dorje Sherpa, Ang Nima Sherpa, Pasang Tiki, Ang Phuti and others.

    Switzerland, France, Germany / 95 min

    Sherpas - Die wahren helden am Everest (1 folge)

    Frank Senn, Otto C. Honegger, Hari Thapa

    • 2009
    • Switzerland, France, Germany
    • 95 min
    Sherpas - Die wahren helden am Everest (1 folge) is a documentary about alpinism that takes place in Everest. It was directed by Frank Senn in 2009 and produced by SRF. It is a part of the series SF DOK. It features Kari Kobler, Norbu Sherpa, Long Dorje Sherpa, Ang Nima Sherpa, Pasang Tiki, Ang Phuti and others.

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  • Documentary / Chronicle

    Sherpas - Die wahren Helden am Everest (3 folgen)

    Frank Senn (2009)

    A documentary about the unsung heroes from Nepal with out their help and assistance it is unthinkable to concur the summit of world's highest mountain, the almighty Mount Everest. Yet Sherpas are never on the news, nobody really knew about them and their contribution towards the expedition are easily forgotten. This documentary tries to focus on them and brings out the story of the Sherpas to the world.

    Switzerland, France, Germany / 153 min

    Sherpas - Die wahren Helden am Everest (3 folgen)

    Frank Senn, Otto C. Honegger, Hari Thapa

    • 2009
    • Switzerland, France, Germany
    • 153 min
    A documentary about the unsung heroes from Nepal with out their help and assistance it is unthinkable to concur the summit of world's highest mountain, the almighty Mount Everest. Yet Sherpas are never on the news, nobody really knew about them and their contribution towards the expedition are easily forgotten. This documentary tries to focus on them and brings out the story of the Sherpas to the world.

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  • Documentary / Chronicle

    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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  • Documentary / Chronicle

    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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  • Documentary / Expedition Journal

    Tod am Dhaulagiri

    Tod am Dhaulagiri

    Frank Senn (1996)

    Documentary about the 1995 Swiss Dhaulagiri Expedition produced for the Swiss television. The expedition successfully climbed the mountain in two attempts. On 17 May by Renate Schmid and Mario Kofler, and on 19 May by Norbert Joos, Gerold Ennemoser, Urs Braschler and Albrecht Hammann. A film by Frank Senn.

    Switzerland / 52 min

    Tod am Dhaulagiri

    Frank Senn

    • 1996
    • Switzerland
    • 52 min
    Documentary about the 1995 Swiss Dhaulagiri Expedition produced for the Swiss television. The expedition successfully climbed the mountain in two attempts. On 17 May by Renate Schmid and Mario Kofler, and on 19 May by Norbert Joos, Gerold Ennemoser, Urs Braschler and Albrecht Hammann. A film by Frank Senn.

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  • Documentary / Chronicle

    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

    Erdbeben am Mount Everest

    Frank Senn (2015)

    Norbu Sherpa and his Swiss friend Andrea Zimmermann are on their way to Mount Everest. The lovers are preparing for the ascent. There is a lot of snow, the conditions are chaotic. A huge earthquake shook Nepal on the morning of 25 April 2015. Norbu and Andrea remain unharmed, but are stuck at the Tibetan border for several days. The dream of Mount Everest has no meaning anymore. Norbu and Andrea travel to Kathmandu, where they distribute relief supplies to the suffering population. Their expedition tent is now not in the Himalayas, but on a meadow in the disaster area.

    Switzerland / 43 min

    Erdbeben am Mount Everest

    Frank Senn, Otto C. Honegger, Hari Thapa, Lisa Röösli

    • 2015
    • Switzerland
    • 43 min
    Norbu Sherpa and his Swiss friend Andrea Zimmermann are on their way to Mount Everest. The lovers are preparing for the ascent. There is a lot of snow, the conditions are chaotic. A huge earthquake shook Nepal on the morning of 25 April 2015. Norbu and Andrea remain unharmed, but are stuck at the Tibetan border for several days. The dream of Mount Everest has no meaning anymore. Norbu and Andrea travel to Kathmandu, where they distribute relief supplies to the suffering population. Their expedition tent is now not in the Himalayas, but on a meadow in the disaster area.

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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

    Die Bergführer DVD

    Die Bergführer

    Kurt Frischknecht (2008)

    The mountain guides help their guests to unforgettable alpine tours and summit experiences. But they must not allow themselves to make any mistakes on the demanding routes. Because every misstep could end in a catastrophe. They secure their customers with climbing tours in vertical rock faces. They lead inexperienced climbers past deep crevasses before dawn. These are tightrope walks between dreamlike nature experiences and the danger of a fall: the risky everyday life of the mountain guides.

    Switzerland / 51 min

    Die Bergführer

    Kurt Frischknecht, Frank Senn

    • 2008
    • Switzerland
    • 51 min
    The mountain guides help their guests to unforgettable alpine tours and summit experiences. But they must not allow themselves to make any mistakes on the demanding routes. Because every misstep could end in a catastrophe. They secure their customers with climbing tours in vertical rock faces. They lead inexperienced climbers past deep crevasses before dawn. These are tightrope walks between dreamlike nature experiences and the danger of a fall: the risky everyday life of the mountain guides.

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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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