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  • Documentary / Historical

    Cervino - La montagna del mondo

    Nicolò Bongiorno (2015)

    In this documentary, Mike Bongiorno's son tells the story of his father's love for one of the most beautiful mountains in the world, the Matterhorn. A journey through time, in contact with the wisdom of the wildest nature, in search of a new 'way' within themselves. At the centre of this initiatory story is the spectacular ascent of the normal Italian Matterhorn route by a young man, opened by J.A. Carrel in 1865. To create a bridge between the documents and the historical testimonies of the mountaineering route of 150 years ago and that of today, some exceptional protagonists who accompany the ascent of the protagonist.

    Italy / 67 min

    Cervino - La montagna del mondo

    Nicolò Bongiorno

    • 2015
    • Italy
    • 67 min
    In this documentary, Mike Bongiorno's son tells the story of his father's love for one of the most beautiful mountains in the world, the Matterhorn. A journey through time, in contact with the wisdom of the wildest nature, in search of a new 'way' within themselves. At the centre of this initiatory story is the spectacular ascent of the normal Italian Matterhorn route by a young man, opened by J.A. Carrel in 1865. To create a bridge between the documents and the historical testimonies of the mountaineering route of 150 years ago and that of today, some exceptional protagonists who accompany the ascent of the protagonist.

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  • Documentary / Chronicle

    Saslonch Suite Vod

    Saslonch Suite

    Andreas Pichler (2014)

    The Südtirol Jazzfestival in Alto Adige invited a daring group of musicians, climbers and tightrope walkers to find a point of contact between jazz music and extreme climbing on the rock faces of the Sassolungo in the Val Gardena. The result was a surprising happening at high altitude.

    Italy / 28 min

    Saslonch Suite

    Andreas Pichler

    • 2014
    • Italy
    • 28 min
    The Südtirol Jazzfestival in Alto Adige invited a daring group of musicians, climbers and tightrope walkers to find a point of contact between jazz music and extreme climbing on the rock faces of the Sassolungo in the Val Gardena. The result was a surprising happening at high altitude.

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  • Documentary / Expedition Journal

    K2, il grande sogno

    K2, il grande sogno

    Carlo Alessandro Rossi (2000)

    bele Blanc, together with the other guide from Valle d'Aosta Marco Camandona and the Brazilian Waldemar Niclevicz, climbed to the top of K2 commenting live on his images. An authentic and original story from which we can see mountaineering knowledge, teaching skills, feelings and experience. A tribute to the three guides from Valle d'Aosta, Mario Puchos, Ubaldo Rey and Sergio Viotto, members of the first victorious expedition to K2 in 1954.

    Italy / 57 min

    K2, il grande sogno

    Carlo Alessandro Rossi

    • 2000
    • Italy
    • 57 min
    bele Blanc, together with the other guide from Valle d'Aosta Marco Camandona and the Brazilian Waldemar Niclevicz, climbed to the top of K2 commenting live on his images. An authentic and original story from which we can see mountaineering knowledge, teaching skills, feelings and experience. A tribute to the three guides from Valle d'Aosta, Mario Puchos, Ubaldo Rey and Sergio Viotto, members of the first victorious expedition to K2 in 1954.

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  • Documentary / Historical

    Finis Terrae

    Fulvio Mariani (1999)

    Walter Bonatti travels to Patagonia to retrace the extraordinary story of the Salesian explorer Alberto Maria De Agostini and his titanic exploration work of the lands and mountains of Patagonia and Tierra del Fuego. Recovering photos and actual footage of the De Agostini Expeditions, the film, entirely shot in Tierra del Fuego and Patagonia in 1999, is a real journey into the lands of myth, and proposes, in a curious perspective that combines present and past, a fantastic sequence of some of the most spectacular places and savages of the American regions of the far South.

    Switzerland / 73 min

    Finis Terrae

    Fulvio Mariani

    • 1999
    • Switzerland
    • 73 min
    Walter Bonatti travels to Patagonia to retrace the extraordinary story of the Salesian explorer Alberto Maria De Agostini and his titanic exploration work of the lands and mountains of Patagonia and Tierra del Fuego. Recovering photos and actual footage of the De Agostini Expeditions, the film, entirely shot in Tierra del Fuego and Patagonia in 1999, is a real journey into the lands of myth, and proposes, in a curious perspective that combines present and past, a fantastic sequence of some of the most spectacular places and savages of the American regions of the far South.

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  • Documentary / Instructional

    Skitouren

    Skitouren

    Josef Hurton (1981)

    Fourth episode of the series 'Für eine glückliche Rückkehr vom Berg' (For a happy return from the mountain) by Josef Hurton, about the prevention of mountain accidents. A five-part documentary series presented by Rudi Gamper and Reinhold Messner and filmed in the Ortler region. This episode, about the practice of ski mountaineering is titled Skitouren.

    Germany, Italy

    Skitouren

    Josef Hurton

    • 1981
    • Germany, Italy
    Fourth episode of the series 'Für eine glückliche Rückkehr vom Berg' (For a happy return from the mountain) by Josef Hurton, about the prevention of mountain accidents. A five-part documentary series presented by Rudi Gamper and Reinhold Messner and filmed in the Ortler region. This episode, about the practice of ski mountaineering is titled Skitouren.

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  • Documentary / Portrait

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    Simone Moro

    Nicola di Roma (2017)

    Episode of Nazionali dedicated to the magic of the mountain with Simone Moro. The only mountaineer in history to have reached four peaks of 8,000 meters in the winter season: the Shisha Pangma (8,027 m), Makalu (8463 m), Gasherbrum II (8,035 m) and Nanga Parbat (8126 meters). He climbed the summit of seven of the fourteen 8000 m and arrived four times at the top of Everest.

    Italy / 35 min

    Simone Moro

    Nicola di Roma, Paolo Alati

    • 2017
    • Italy
    • 35 min
    Episode of Nazionali dedicated to the magic of the mountain with Simone Moro. The only mountaineer in history to have reached four peaks of 8,000 meters in the winter season: the Shisha Pangma (8,027 m), Makalu (8463 m), Gasherbrum II (8,035 m) and Nanga Parbat (8126 meters). He climbed the summit of seven of the fourteen 8000 m and arrived four times at the top of Everest.

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  • Documentary / Instructional

    Klettern im Fels

    Klettern im Fels

    Josef Hurton (1981)

    Second episode of the series 'Für eine glückliche Rückkehr vom Berg' (For a happy return from the mountain) by Josef Hurton, about the prevention of mountain accidents. A five-part documentary series presented by Rudi Gamper and Reinhold Messner and filmed in the Ortler region. This episode is titled Rock Climbing.

    Germany, Italy

    Klettern im Fels

    Josef Hurton

    • 1981
    • Germany, Italy
    Second episode of the series 'Für eine glückliche Rückkehr vom Berg' (For a happy return from the mountain) by Josef Hurton, about the prevention of mountain accidents. A five-part documentary series presented by Rudi Gamper and Reinhold Messner and filmed in the Ortler region. This episode is titled Rock Climbing.

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  • Documentary / Instructional

    Klettern im Eis

    Klettern im Eis

    Josef Hurton (1981)

    Third episode of the series 'Für eine glückliche Rückkehr vom Berg' (For a happy return from the mountain) by Josef Hurton, about the prevention of mountain accidents. A five-part documentary series presented by Rudi Gamper and Reinhold Messner and filmed in the Ortler region. This episode is titled Ice Climbing.

    Germany, Italy

    Klettern im Eis

    Josef Hurton

    • 1981
    • Germany, Italy
    Third episode of the series 'Für eine glückliche Rückkehr vom Berg' (For a happy return from the mountain) by Josef Hurton, about the prevention of mountain accidents. A five-part documentary series presented by Rudi Gamper and Reinhold Messner and filmed in the Ortler region. This episode is titled Ice Climbing.

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  • Documentary / Historical

    Il Cervino - La montagna perfetta Vod

    Il Cervino - La montagna perfetta

    Matteo Di Calisto (2015)

    By Matteo Di Calisto and Marco Melega. Mount Cervino is the 150th anniversary of its first conquest, which represented a turning point in the history of world mountaineering. Through the testimonies of the great climbers who have made incredible achievements on this mountain, the challenges and achievements that have contributed to making the Matterhorn a world icon are relived.

    Italy / 55 min

    Il Cervino - La montagna perfetta

    Matteo Di Calisto

    • 2015
    • Italy
    • 55 min
    By Matteo Di Calisto and Marco Melega. Mount Cervino is the 150th anniversary of its first conquest, which represented a turning point in the history of world mountaineering. Through the testimonies of the great climbers who have made incredible achievements on this mountain, the challenges and achievements that have contributed to making the Matterhorn a world icon are relived.

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  • Documentary / Instructional

    Erste Hilfe im Gebirge

    Erste Hilfe im Gebirge

    Josef Hurton (1981)

    Fifth episode of the series 'Für eine glückliche Rückkehr vom Berg' (For a happy return from the mountain) by Josef Hurton, about the prevention of mountain accidents. A five-part documentary series presented by Rudi Gamper and Reinhold Messner and filmed in the Ortler region. This last episode is titled First aid in the mountains.

    Germany, Italy

    Erste Hilfe im Gebirge

    Josef Hurton

    • 1981
    • Germany, Italy
    Fifth episode of the series 'Für eine glückliche Rückkehr vom Berg' (For a happy return from the mountain) by Josef Hurton, about the prevention of mountain accidents. A five-part documentary series presented by Rudi Gamper and Reinhold Messner and filmed in the Ortler region. This last episode is titled First aid in the mountains.

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  • Documentary / Historical

    Die Geschichte der Erstbesteigungen im Ortlergebiet

    Die Geschichte der Erstbesteigungen im Ortlergebiet

    Josef Hurton (1986)

    A film by Josef Hurton from the series 'Guest in South Tyrol'. The film portrays the first ascents of the Suldner mountains, especially the Ortles and the Königspitze. The well-known climber Hans Ertl defeated the Königsspitze in 1931 on a difficult route. In an interview he looks at this company from a distance of 50 years. The extreme climber Reinhold Messner comments in the film the alpine top performances of the mountain pioneers.

    Germany, Italy

    Die Geschichte der Erstbesteigungen im Ortlergebiet

    Die Geschichte der Erstbesteigungen im Ortlergebiet

    Josef Hurton

    • 1986
    • Germany, Italy
    A film by Josef Hurton from the series 'Guest in South Tyrol'. The film portrays the first ascents of the Suldner mountains, especially the Ortles and the Königspitze. The well-known climber Hans Ertl defeated the Königsspitze in 1931 on a difficult route. In an interview he looks at this company from a distance of 50 years. The extreme climber Reinhold Messner comments in the film the alpine top performances of the mountain pioneers.

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  • Documentary / Instructional

    Bergwandern

    Bergwandern

    Josef Hurton (1981)

    First episode of the series 'Für eine glückliche Rückkehr vom Berg' (For a happy return from the mountain) by Josef Hurton, about the prevention of mountain accidents. A five-part documentary series presented by Rudi Gamper and Reinhold Messner and filmed in the Ortler region. This episode is titled Muntain Hiking.

    Germany, Italy

    Bergwandern

    Josef Hurton

    • 1981
    • Germany, Italy
    First episode of the series 'Für eine glückliche Rückkehr vom Berg' (For a happy return from the mountain) by Josef Hurton, about the prevention of mountain accidents. A five-part documentary series presented by Rudi Gamper and Reinhold Messner and filmed in the Ortler region. This episode is titled Muntain Hiking.

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