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    SOS Gletscherpilot Vod

    SOS Gletscherpilot

    Victor Vicas (1959)

    On a late summer day, Valais glacier pilot Hermann Geiger flies over a four-thousand-meter peak. He observes a huge glacier crash, which means great danger for climbers. Nevertheless, the next day three rope teams are climbing through this glacier world. The groups get into fog and storm while climbing up to the Dent Blanche, and they suffer a fatal accident. A rescue team ascends. Bad weather hinders Hermann Geiger on duty. But finally, the glacier pilot dares his life in a breakneck landing to save other human lives.

    Switzerland / 90 min

    SOS Gletscherpilot

    Victor Vicas

    • 1959
    • Switzerland
    • 90 min
    On a late summer day, Valais glacier pilot Hermann Geiger flies over a four-thousand-meter peak. He observes a huge glacier crash, which means great danger for climbers. Nevertheless, the next day three rope teams are climbing through this glacier world. The groups get into fog and storm while climbing up to the Dent Blanche, and they suffer a fatal accident. A rescue team ascends. Bad weather hinders Hermann Geiger on duty. But finally, the glacier pilot dares his life in a breakneck landing to save other human lives.

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  • Documentary / Research

    Erster auf dem Everest Vod

    Erster auf dem Everest

    Gerald Salmina (2010)

    History books tells us that in 1953, Hillary and Tensing were the firsts to conquer Mount Everest. However the German researcher Jochen Hemmleb is now casting doubt on this belief as just below the summit of Mount Everest he and his team discovered the well-preserved body of George Mallory, who in 1924 had made an assault on the peak with his climbing partner Andrew Irvine. Did Mallory stand on the summit 30 years before Hillary? To find an answer to this question, we follow Jochen Hemmleb on a further risky search expedition on the roof of the world. Using criminological methods Hemmleb and his team also hope also to find the body of Mallory’s partner, Andrew Irvine. In 1924 Irvine had a small camera with him, whose contents may provide proof as to who was actually the first person to reach Everest’s summit.

    Austria, France, Germany / 99 min

    Erster auf dem Everest

    Gerald Salmina

    • 2010
    • Austria, France, Germany
    • 99 min
    History books tells us that in 1953, Hillary and Tensing were the firsts to conquer Mount Everest. However the German researcher Jochen Hemmleb is now casting doubt on this belief as just below the summit of Mount Everest he and his team discovered the well-preserved body of George Mallory, who in 1924 had made an assault on the peak with his climbing partner Andrew Irvine. Did Mallory stand on the summit 30 years before Hillary? To find an answer to this question, we follow Jochen Hemmleb on a further risky search expedition on the roof of the world. Using criminological methods Hemmleb and his team also hope also to find the body of Mallory’s partner, Andrew Irvine. In 1924 Irvine had a small camera with him, whose contents may provide proof as to who was actually the first person to reach Everest’s summit.

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  • Documentary / Historical

    Eiger - Wall of death Vod

    Eiger - Wall of death

    Steve Robinson (2010)

    The history of one of the world's most challenging mountains, the Eiger, and its infamous north face. Drawing on rich archive footage, amazing time-lapse photography, stunning cinematography and dramatic narrative, this film captures the essence of the Eiger and its unique personality. Interviews with mountaineering greats Sir Chris Bonington, Ueli Steck, Stephen Venables and Andy Cave are combined with a contemporary journey up the North Face by top British climbers Kenton Cool and Neil Brodie.

    UK / 60 min

    Eiger - Wall of death

    Steve Robinson

    • 2010
    • UK
    • 60 min
    The history of one of the world's most challenging mountains, the Eiger, and its infamous north face. Drawing on rich archive footage, amazing time-lapse photography, stunning cinematography and dramatic narrative, this film captures the essence of the Eiger and its unique personality. Interviews with mountaineering greats Sir Chris Bonington, Ueli Steck, Stephen Venables and Andy Cave are combined with a contemporary journey up the North Face by top British climbers Kenton Cool and Neil Brodie.

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  • Documentary / Research

    Der erste auf dem Mount Everest? Vod

    Der erste auf dem Mount Everest?

    Gerald Salmina (2011)

    Short version of the documentary 'Erster auf dem Everest': History books tells us that in 1953, Hillary and Tensing were the firsts to conquer Mount Everest. However the German researcher Jochen Hemmleb is now casting doubt on this belief. Did Mallory stand on the summit 30 years before Hillary? To find an answer to this question, we follow Jochen Hemmleb on a risky search expedition on the roof of the world. Using criminological methods Hemmleb and his team hope also to find the body of Mallory’s partner, Andrew Irvine. In 1924 Irvine had a small camera with him, whose contents may provide proof as to who was actually the first person to reach Everest’s summit.

    Austria, France, Germany / 53 min

    Der erste auf dem Mount Everest?

    Gerald Salmina, Frédéric Lossignol

    • 2011
    • Austria, France, Germany
    • 53 min
    Short version of the documentary 'Erster auf dem Everest': History books tells us that in 1953, Hillary and Tensing were the firsts to conquer Mount Everest. However the German researcher Jochen Hemmleb is now casting doubt on this belief. Did Mallory stand on the summit 30 years before Hillary? To find an answer to this question, we follow Jochen Hemmleb on a risky search expedition on the roof of the world. Using criminological methods Hemmleb and his team hope also to find the body of Mallory’s partner, Andrew Irvine. In 1924 Irvine had a small camera with him, whose contents may provide proof as to who was actually the first person to reach Everest’s summit.

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  • Documentary / Expedition Journal

    Bavarian Direct Vod

    Bavarian Direct

    Franz Hinterbrandner (2013)

    The brothers Alex and Thomas Huber, together with the Tyrolean Mario Walder join forces in the summer of 2012 on the island of Baffin to complete the liberation of Bavarian direct (700 m of route and originally ranked as 6b/A3) in the South Tower of Mount Asgard. Its chaining, made in roped style alternating the pitches, places this route in the second step of the difficulty in Arctic rock (with a maximum degree of 8a+, very close to the 8b that the brothers Pou and Hansjörg Auer gave to their 'The door' in Perfection Valley). The Germans solved the pitch left by the Belgians and Silvia Vidal in 2009. In the film the Huber brothers meet the German team that opened the route in 1996 and the Belgian team who almost free-climbed it in 2009.

    Germany / 75 min

    Bavarian Direct

    Franz Hinterbrandner, Max Reichel

    • 2013
    • Germany
    • 75 min
    The brothers Alex and Thomas Huber, together with the Tyrolean Mario Walder join forces in the summer of 2012 on the island of Baffin to complete the liberation of Bavarian direct (700 m of route and originally ranked as 6b/A3) in the South Tower of Mount Asgard. Its chaining, made in roped style alternating the pitches, places this route in the second step of the difficulty in Arctic rock (with a maximum degree of 8a+, very close to the 8b that the brothers Pou and Hansjörg Auer gave to their 'The door' in Perfection Valley). The Germans solved the pitch left by the Belgians and Silvia Vidal in 2009. In the film the Huber brothers meet the German team that opened the route in 1996 and the Belgian team who almost free-climbed it in 2009.

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  • Documentary / Climbing Journal

    Au-delà des cimes Vod

    Au-delà des cimes

    Rémy Tezier (2009)

    Catherine Destivelle will make three spectacular climbs in the Alps accompanied by three different climbing partners. Each partner chosen because they had a profound impact on her life. During the ascents, she will share with us the sense of freedom and passion that the mountains inspire and the pleasure of reaching the summits. More than an intimate portrait of Catherine, the film sheds light on the close relationships that develop between climbers and the special connections made in mountaineering. Breathtaking and beautifully shot, the film unveils the magnificent Alpine environment and the immensity of the soaring rock faces.

    France / 75 min

    Au-delà des cimes

    Rémy Tezier

    • 2009
    • France
    • 75 min
    Catherine Destivelle will make three spectacular climbs in the Alps accompanied by three different climbing partners. Each partner chosen because they had a profound impact on her life. During the ascents, she will share with us the sense of freedom and passion that the mountains inspire and the pleasure of reaching the summits. More than an intimate portrait of Catherine, the film sheds light on the close relationships that develop between climbers and the special connections made in mountaineering. Breathtaking and beautifully shot, the film unveils the magnificent Alpine environment and the immensity of the soaring rock faces.

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  • Documentary / Chronicle

    7000 mètres au dessus de la guerre Vod

    7000 mètres au dessus de la guerre

    Louis Meunier (2011)

    Afghanistan is today synonymous with conflict, terrorism and danger. Yet, before the war started, this country of Central Asia was famous for the beauty of its nature. As startling as it is, Mount Noshaq, the highest peak in Afghanistan rising at 7492 meters, has never been climbed by an Afghan citizen. In this documentary, four Afghan mountaineers attempt to do what none of their countrymen dreamt possible: to be the first Afghans to set foot on the top of Mount Noshaq. Their goal: to send a message of hope and peace to their war-torn country.

    France / 52 min

    7000 mètres au dessus de la guerre

    Louis Meunier

    • 2011
    • France
    • 52 min
    Afghanistan is today synonymous with conflict, terrorism and danger. Yet, before the war started, this country of Central Asia was famous for the beauty of its nature. As startling as it is, Mount Noshaq, the highest peak in Afghanistan rising at 7492 meters, has never been climbed by an Afghan citizen. In this documentary, four Afghan mountaineers attempt to do what none of their countrymen dreamt possible: to be the first Afghans to set foot on the top of Mount Noshaq. Their goal: to send a message of hope and peace to their war-torn country.

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  • Documentary / Travelogue

    180 South

    Chris Malloy (2010)

    Conquerors of the Useless follows Jeff Johnson as he retraces the epic 1968 journey of his heroes Yvon Chouinard and Doug Tompkins to Patagonia. Along the way he gets shipwrecked off Easter Island, surfs the longest wave of his life - and prepares himself for a rare ascent of Cerro Corcovado. Jeff's life turns when he meets up in a rainy hut with Chouinard and Tompkins who, once driven purely by a love of climbing and surfing, now value above all the experience of raw nature - and have come to Patagonia to spend their fortunes to protect it.

    USA / 85 min

    180 South

    Chris Malloy

    • 2010
    • USA
    • 85 min
    Conquerors of the Useless follows Jeff Johnson as he retraces the epic 1968 journey of his heroes Yvon Chouinard and Doug Tompkins to Patagonia. Along the way he gets shipwrecked off Easter Island, surfs the longest wave of his life - and prepares himself for a rare ascent of Cerro Corcovado. Jeff's life turns when he meets up in a rainy hut with Chouinard and Tompkins who, once driven purely by a love of climbing and surfing, now value above all the experience of raw nature - and have come to Patagonia to spend their fortunes to protect it.

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  • Documentary / Expedition Journal

    Mount Everest - Shooting the highest Summit Vod

    Mount Everest - Shooting the highest Summit

    Manabu Hirose (2012)

    Program of the 'Sticking to people' series from the Japanese NHK educational channel dedicated to Naomi Uemura. Under the title of Naomi Uemura smiley adventurer, the program follows the life of the japanese mountaineer and adventurer.
    Uemura was the first man ever to reach the North Pole solo, the first man ever to raft the Amazon solo, and the first man ever to climb Denali solo. In 1970 Uemura was the first member of a Japanese team of 39 climbers to reach the summit of Mount Everest. In February 1984 Uemura began a solo winter climb of Mount McKinley. He dissappeared in the way back to base camp after having successfully ascended the mountain.

    Japan / 73 min

    Mount Everest - Shooting the highest Summit

    Manabu Hirose

    • 2012
    • Japan
    • 73 min
    Program of the 'Sticking to people' series from the Japanese NHK educational channel dedicated to Naomi Uemura. Under the title of Naomi Uemura smiley adventurer, the program follows the life of the japanese mountaineer and adventurer.
    Uemura was the first man ever to reach the North Pole solo, the first man ever to raft the Amazon solo, and the first man ever to climb Denali solo. In 1970 Uemura was the first member of a Japanese team of 39 climbers to reach the summit of Mount Everest. In February 1984 Uemura began a solo winter climb of Mount McKinley. He dissappeared in the way back to base camp after having successfully ascended the mountain.

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  • Documentary / Expedition Journal

    The epic of Everest Vod

    The epic of Everest

    John Noel (1924)

    The official film record of the legendary Everest British expedition of 1924. The third attempt to climb Everest culminated in the deaths of two of the finest climbers of their generation, George Mallory and Andrew Irvine, and sparked an on-going debate over whether or not they did indeed reach the summit. Filming in brutally harsh conditions with a hand-cranked camera, Captain John Noel captured images of breathtaking beauty and considerable historic significance. Noel reached the North Col and used a specially adapted camera to film the ascent of the peak. The film is also among the earliest filmed records of life in Tibet.

    UK / 87 min

    The epic of Everest

    John Noel

    • 1924
    • UK
    • 87 min
    The official film record of the legendary Everest British expedition of 1924. The third attempt to climb Everest culminated in the deaths of two of the finest climbers of their generation, George Mallory and Andrew Irvine, and sparked an on-going debate over whether or not they did indeed reach the summit. Filming in brutally harsh conditions with a hand-cranked camera, Captain John Noel captured images of breathtaking beauty and considerable historic significance. Noel reached the North Col and used a specially adapted camera to film the ascent of the peak. The film is also among the earliest filmed records of life in Tibet.

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  • Documentary / Making Of

    Perilous assignment Vod

    Perilous assignment

    Hamilton S. Luske (1959)

    The film records the making of '20,000 Leagues Under the Sea' and 'Third Man on the Mountain'. This episode of Walt Disney Presents is actually an extended advertisement for the upcoming Disney theatrical feature Third Man on the Mountain. Although the stars of that film (including James MacArthur and Michael Rennie), the real hero of the proceedings is French mountain climber Gaston Rebufatt, who functioned as Third Man on the Mountain's guide and second-unit director while the company was on location in Switzerland. The highlight finds Rebufatt instructing a novice (Maurice Baquet) on the intricacies of mountain climbing. The images belong to Rebufat's film 'Etoile et tempête'.

    USA / 49 min

    Perilous assignment

    Hamilton S. Luske

    • 1959
    • USA
    • 49 min
    The film records the making of '20,000 Leagues Under the Sea' and 'Third Man on the Mountain'. This episode of Walt Disney Presents is actually an extended advertisement for the upcoming Disney theatrical feature Third Man on the Mountain. Although the stars of that film (including James MacArthur and Michael Rennie), the real hero of the proceedings is French mountain climber Gaston Rebufatt, who functioned as Third Man on the Mountain's guide and second-unit director while the company was on location in Switzerland. The highlight finds Rebufatt instructing a novice (Maurice Baquet) on the intricacies of mountain climbing. The images belong to Rebufat's film 'Etoile et tempête'.

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  • Documentary / Expedition Journal

    Man against Mount Everest

    Heinrich Fueter (1954)

    Short version of Mount Everest 1952, released in black and white by Castle Films for the domestic market. The film records the swiss expedition which attempted to climb Mount Everest in 1952. Led by Edouard Wyss-Dunant, the 1952 spring Swiss Mount Everest expedition saw Raymond Lambert and Sherpa Tenzing Norgay reach a height of about 8,595 metres (28,199 ft) on the southeast ridge, setting a new climbing altitude record, opening up a new route to Mount Everest and paving the way for further successes by other expeditions.

    USA / 9 min

    Man against Mount Everest

    Heinrich Fueter

    • 1954
    • USA
    • 9 min
    Short version of Mount Everest 1952, released in black and white by Castle Films for the domestic market. The film records the swiss expedition which attempted to climb Mount Everest in 1952. Led by Edouard Wyss-Dunant, the 1952 spring Swiss Mount Everest expedition saw Raymond Lambert and Sherpa Tenzing Norgay reach a height of about 8,595 metres (28,199 ft) on the southeast ridge, setting a new climbing altitude record, opening up a new route to Mount Everest and paving the way for further successes by other expeditions.

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