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    Messner

    Les Guthman (2002)

    In this exclusive documentary, Reinhold Messner looks back over his career with surprising candor and personal revelation. It is the career of a man who began climbing with his father in the exquisite Italian Dolomites, but whose restless quest for self-knowledge through extreme adventures made him the greatest climber of modern times

    USA / 47 min

    Messner

    Les Guthman

    • 2002
    • USA
    • 47 min
    In this exclusive documentary, Reinhold Messner looks back over his career with surprising candor and personal revelation. It is the career of a man who began climbing with his father in the exquisite Italian Dolomites, but whose restless quest for self-knowledge through extreme adventures made him the greatest climber of modern times

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    Defaid a dringo

    Alun Hughes (2012)

    A programme following an ambitious and fearless Welsh climber as finds his way in the world. Having decided not to go to university, Ioan Doyle is facing the reality of having to earn a living while striving to keep a grip on climbing.

    UK / 49 min

    Defaid a dringo

    Alun Hughes

    • 2012
    • UK
    • 49 min
    A programme following an ambitious and fearless Welsh climber as finds his way in the world. Having decided not to go to university, Ioan Doyle is facing the reality of having to earn a living while striving to keep a grip on climbing.

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    Dringo i'r Eitha

    Alun Hughes (2007)

    A portrait of a very talented young Welsh climber, Ioan Doyle, age 16, as he races through the grades to reach E5 in his first summer of rock climbing outdoors. His obsession gives his mother, Catrin, nightmares, but despite his mother's instinctive inability to literally "let him go" while belaying, he climbs his first 8a in Kalymnos, Greece, and then continues on to the big walls of Yosemite with his mentor, "Mills", who has a fear of heights.

    UK / 49 min

    Dringo i'r Eitha

    Alun Hughes

    • 2007
    • UK
    • 49 min
    A portrait of a very talented young Welsh climber, Ioan Doyle, age 16, as he races through the grades to reach E5 in his first summer of rock climbing outdoors. His obsession gives his mother, Catrin, nightmares, but despite his mother's instinctive inability to literally "let him go" while belaying, he climbs his first 8a in Kalymnos, Greece, and then continues on to the big walls of Yosemite with his mentor, "Mills", who has a fear of heights.

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    This is Herstory

    Igor Hristov (2019)

    Three female athletes from the Balkans, in a unique and loving way retell their great passion for climbing, mountaineering and living between the wildest nature. Each one of them has highly demanding goals to achieve. This short movie peeks some of their successes and failures, through authentic art and extreme sports. This is their story, and they are: Argyro Papathanasiou, a strong climber from Greece, pushing the limits among female climbing; Ilina Arsova, the first Macedonian woman to reach the 7 highest summits on all continents; Uta Ibrahimi, the first Kosovo and Albanian woman to climb Mount Everest.

    Macedonia / 16 min

    This is Herstory

    Igor Hristov

    • 2019
    • Macedonia
    • 16 min
    Three female athletes from the Balkans, in a unique and loving way retell their great passion for climbing, mountaineering and living between the wildest nature. Each one of them has highly demanding goals to achieve. This short movie peeks some of their successes and failures, through authentic art and extreme sports. This is their story, and they are: Argyro Papathanasiou, a strong climber from Greece, pushing the limits among female climbing; Ilina Arsova, the first Macedonian woman to reach the 7 highest summits on all continents; Uta Ibrahimi, the first Kosovo and Albanian woman to climb Mount Everest.

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    Vrcholová príťažlivosť DVD

    Vrcholová príťažlivosť

    Rastislav Hatiar (2018)

    Life story of Slovak climber Peter Hámor. An intimate portrait of a mountaineer who has been trying to push his boundaries all his life. The film is not just a comprehensive description of Hámor's performances. It is also a portrait of a man, a picture of the development of his character where he explains the motivation that drives him to this dangerous and magnificent performance.

    Slovakia / 64 min

    Vrcholová príťažlivosť

    Rastislav Hatiar

    • 2018
    • Slovakia
    • 64 min
    Life story of Slovak climber Peter Hámor. An intimate portrait of a mountaineer who has been trying to push his boundaries all his life. The film is not just a comprehensive description of Hámor's performances. It is also a portrait of a man, a picture of the development of his character where he explains the motivation that drives him to this dangerous and magnificent performance.

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    Střípky ze života horolezce

    Libor Dušek (2018)

    A tribute to Miroslav Šmíd, a Czech rock climber, solo climber, mountaineer, mountain cinematographer and photographer. Mira, as he was known, was also an active organizer of climbing and cultural events. In 1981 he founded The International Festival of Mountaineering Films (Czech: Mezinárodní horolezecký filmový festival) in Teplice nad Metují. He also wrote several books. Šmíd died tragically in 1993 during a solo ascent at Lost Arrow Spire in Yosemite. Apparently he fell just below the top while he was climbing unroped. All his equipment was found on the last ledge below the top.

    Slovenia / 28 min

    Střípky ze života horolezce

    Libor Dušek

    • 2018
    • Slovenia
    • 28 min
    A tribute to Miroslav Šmíd, a Czech rock climber, solo climber, mountaineer, mountain cinematographer and photographer. Mira, as he was known, was also an active organizer of climbing and cultural events. In 1981 he founded The International Festival of Mountaineering Films (Czech: Mezinárodní horolezecký filmový festival) in Teplice nad Metují. He also wrote several books. Šmíd died tragically in 1993 during a solo ascent at Lost Arrow Spire in Yosemite. Apparently he fell just below the top while he was climbing unroped. All his equipment was found on the last ledge below the top.

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    Reinhold Messner - Heimat. Berge. Abenteuer. DVD

    Reinhold Messner - Heimat. Berge. Abenteuer.

    Markus Augé (2019)

    The world's most famous mountaineer and adventurer, Reinhold Messner, has repeatedly tested and surpassed his own limits. Born in 1944 in South Tyrol, a region between two countries, he is a convinced European. This documentary series explores his homeland in five episodes. It's a spectacular journey into the mountainous world of South Tyrol, which has shaped him since his early childhood. In breathtaking images, the panorama of an unprecedented life in and with the mountains unfolds at the same time.

    Germany, Italy / 130 min

    Reinhold Messner - Heimat. Berge. Abenteuer.

    Markus Augé

    • 2019
    • Germany, Italy
    • 130 min
    The world's most famous mountaineer and adventurer, Reinhold Messner, has repeatedly tested and surpassed his own limits. Born in 1944 in South Tyrol, a region between two countries, he is a convinced European. This documentary series explores his homeland in five episodes. It's a spectacular journey into the mountainous world of South Tyrol, which has shaped him since his early childhood. In breathtaking images, the panorama of an unprecedented life in and with the mountains unfolds at the same time.

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    O eslabón perdido

    Pablo Ces (2014)

    Benito Santos, known as Bendecorme, is a benchmark in bouldering in Galicia. Benito lives in Corme, where the waters of the Atlantic attack the coast with force. There he spends about three hours a day underwater, dedicated to the task of collecting diver. When he's done, he spends as much time as he can on his favorite activity - boulder climbing. 'El eslabón perdido' is the name of a bouldering line that Bendecorme has been testing for years: 'the line of my life'. A block that nobody has managed to chain so far.

    Spain / 62 min

    O eslabón perdido

    Pablo Ces

    • 2014
    • Spain
    • 62 min
    Benito Santos, known as Bendecorme, is a benchmark in bouldering in Galicia. Benito lives in Corme, where the waters of the Atlantic attack the coast with force. There he spends about three hours a day underwater, dedicated to the task of collecting diver. When he's done, he spends as much time as he can on his favorite activity - boulder climbing. 'El eslabón perdido' is the name of a bouldering line that Bendecorme has been testing for years: 'the line of my life'. A block that nobody has managed to chain so far.

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    Nowhere - Now Here

    Alvi Pakarinen (2017)

    Home is not a geographical term. Life does not revolve around the traditional family. What drives people is how, where and with whom they choose to spend their limited and valuable time. This film offers a glimpse of the life of Nalle Hukkataival, one of the world's top climbers, who leads a nomadic life in a modern world. A film by Alvi Pakarinen.

    Finland / 22 min

    Nowhere - Now Here

    Alvi Pakarinen

    • 2017
    • Finland
    • 22 min
    Home is not a geographical term. Life does not revolve around the traditional family. What drives people is how, where and with whom they choose to spend their limited and valuable time. This film offers a glimpse of the life of Nalle Hukkataival, one of the world's top climbers, who leads a nomadic life in a modern world. A film by Alvi Pakarinen.

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    The A.O. Vod

    The A.O.

    Jochen Scholl (2018)

    Adam Ondra is one of the most successful and versatile sport climbers of our time. He successfully climbed the most difficult route in the world, called Silence, and established a new level of difficulty—9c. The Czech climber has also shown what he can do when it comes to big wall climbing; he ascended the Dawn Wall in just eight days—on his very first trip to Yosemite. His strong, lean body seems to effortlessly transcend gravity. But is it simply Adam’s muscle power and endurance that enables him to conquer the most difficult routes? Or is it his mental strength that drives him climb an 8a while blindfolded? We find out more about the forces that drive this climbing talent to new heights in The A.O.

    Germany, Italy / 24 min

    The A.O.

    Jochen Scholl

    • 2018
    • Germany, Italy
    • 24 min
    Adam Ondra is one of the most successful and versatile sport climbers of our time. He successfully climbed the most difficult route in the world, called Silence, and established a new level of difficulty—9c. The Czech climber has also shown what he can do when it comes to big wall climbing; he ascended the Dawn Wall in just eight days—on his very first trip to Yosemite. His strong, lean body seems to effortlessly transcend gravity. But is it simply Adam’s muscle power and endurance that enables him to conquer the most difficult routes? Or is it his mental strength that drives him climb an 8a while blindfolded? We find out more about the forces that drive this climbing talent to new heights in The A.O.

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    Sen o Nandze

    Barbara Jendrzejczyk (2018)

    Nanga Parbat is the 9th highest mountain in the world. This 8-thousander in Pakistan has already claimed many lives. Tomasz Mackiewicz dreamed of this mountain for years. He wanted to climb its peak in winter with his partner, Elisabeth Revol. They made it… But the Himalayas kept Tomek forever. Who Tomasz Mackiewicz 'Czapkins' really was? How strong does the need to make dreams come true sometimes get? We will discover all that in Basia Jendrzejczyk’s Dream of Nanga.

    Poland / 11 min

    Sen o Nandze

    Barbara Jendrzejczyk

    • 2018
    • Poland
    • 11 min
    Nanga Parbat is the 9th highest mountain in the world. This 8-thousander in Pakistan has already claimed many lives. Tomasz Mackiewicz dreamed of this mountain for years. He wanted to climb its peak in winter with his partner, Elisabeth Revol. They made it… But the Himalayas kept Tomek forever. Who Tomasz Mackiewicz 'Czapkins' really was? How strong does the need to make dreams come true sometimes get? We will discover all that in Basia Jendrzejczyk’s Dream of Nanga.

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    Rusty's Ascent

    Jordan Halland (2019)

    Everest-obsessed since childhood, Robert “Rusty” Baillie fulfilled his dream of joining an Everest expedition in 1982. He was buried in an avalanche that killed several Sherpas, but dug himself out. After a rest day, the summit attempt resumed, and Rusty cheated death a second time. This portrait of a professional climber asks the big question: Is it worth it?

    USA / 25 min

    Rusty's Ascent

    Jordan Halland

    • 2019
    • USA
    • 25 min
    Everest-obsessed since childhood, Robert “Rusty” Baillie fulfilled his dream of joining an Everest expedition in 1982. He was buried in an avalanche that killed several Sherpas, but dug himself out. After a rest day, the summit attempt resumed, and Rusty cheated death a second time. This portrait of a professional climber asks the big question: Is it worth it?

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