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    Prohibido escalar

    Daniel Castillo Viguri (2015)

    'Prohibido escalar' (Forbidden to climb) raises the main questions that the climbing collective should ask. It is an invitation to reflection, dialogue and commitment as the only possible ways to preserve the heritage of climbing in Spain, where for different reasons it is increasingly being prohibited in more areas. A film by Daniel Castillo Viguri.

    Spain / 21 min

    Prohibido escalar

    Daniel Castillo Viguri

    • 2015
    • Spain
    • 21 min
    'Prohibido escalar' (Forbidden to climb) raises the main questions that the climbing collective should ask. It is an invitation to reflection, dialogue and commitment as the only possible ways to preserve the heritage of climbing in Spain, where for different reasons it is increasingly being prohibited in more areas. A film by Daniel Castillo Viguri.

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  • Documentary / Portrait

    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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  • Documentary / Historical

    Lezení na písku - Osmdesátá léta

    Lezení na písku - Osmdesátá léta

    Karel Vlček (2018)

    Climbing in the Czech sandstone areas of Adršpach-Teplice rocks, Bohemian Paradise and Elbe Sandstone seen through the eyes of Karel Vlček in 1979–1988 in photographs and 16 mm films, taken with an electric Bolex camera with 10 mm lens and Nikon F2 Camera. The film was discovered after thirty-five years, and then digitized and completed in 2018. In 2017 Karel Vlček made another film portraying the previous decade in the same way (Lezení na písku - Sedmdesátá léta).

    Czech Republic / 42 min

    Lezení na písku - Osmdesátá léta

    Karel Vlček

    • 2018
    • Czech Republic
    • 42 min
    Climbing in the Czech sandstone areas of Adršpach-Teplice rocks, Bohemian Paradise and Elbe Sandstone seen through the eyes of Karel Vlček in 1979–1988 in photographs and 16 mm films, taken with an electric Bolex camera with 10 mm lens and Nikon F2 Camera. The film was discovered after thirty-five years, and then digitized and completed in 2018. In 2017 Karel Vlček made another film portraying the previous decade in the same way (Lezení na písku - Sedmdesátá léta).

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  • Documentary / Historical

    Lezení na písku - Sedmdesátá léta

    Lezení na písku - Sedmdesátá léta

    Karel Vlček (2017)

    Climbing in the Czech sand rock areas, seen through the eyes of Karel Vlček. With his AK 16 camera and Nikon Camera he has taken pictures and shot films, from 1968 to 1973. The material was discovered after fifty years in a garage, and has been digitized and completed in 2017. In 2018 Karel Vlček made another film portraying the following decade in the same way (Lezení na písku – Osmdesátá léta).

    Czech Republic / 34 min

    Lezení na písku - Sedmdesátá léta

    Karel Vlček

    • 2017
    • Czech Republic
    • 34 min
    Climbing in the Czech sand rock areas, seen through the eyes of Karel Vlček. With his AK 16 camera and Nikon Camera he has taken pictures and shot films, from 1968 to 1973. The material was discovered after fifty years in a garage, and has been digitized and completed in 2017. In 2018 Karel Vlček made another film portraying the following decade in the same way (Lezení na písku – Osmdesátá léta).

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  • Documentary / Chronicle

    Encordés Vod

    Encordés

    Frédéric Favre (2017)

    For a year and a half, filmmaker Frédéric Favre follows three ski mountaineers as they prepare for the Patrouille des Glaciers, a tough race through the Swiss Alps. Florence wants to race in memory of her father, but she is struggling to fit into his team. Guillaume is a seasoned competitor. He finds it difficult to reconcile family, work and passion. Antoine comes out of detoxification. By racing, he wants to prove to the world that he is not less than nothing. An intimate journey, an adventure that will transform them all.

    Switzerland / 106 min

    Encordés

    Frédéric Favre

    • 2017
    • Switzerland
    • 106 min
    For a year and a half, filmmaker Frédéric Favre follows three ski mountaineers as they prepare for the Patrouille des Glaciers, a tough race through the Swiss Alps. Florence wants to race in memory of her father, but she is struggling to fit into his team. Guillaume is a seasoned competitor. He finds it difficult to reconcile family, work and passion. Antoine comes out of detoxification. By racing, he wants to prove to the world that he is not less than nothing. An intimate journey, an adventure that will transform them all.

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  • Documentary / Climbing Journal

    Marcel - Au sommet de son art

    Nicolas Falquet (2017)

    As Marcel Remy, father of the iconic Swiss climbers Claude and Yves Remy, approaches his 95th year, decides to climb the 450-meter tall north-west face of the legendary Miroir de l'Argentine in Western Switzerland. Despite his advanced age, he climbs frequently, both in climbing walls and in the mountains; because for him, age is not an impediment when you're doing what you like the most.

    Switzerland / 25 min

    Marcel - Au sommet de son art

    Nicolas Falquet

    • 2017
    • Switzerland
    • 25 min
    As Marcel Remy, father of the iconic Swiss climbers Claude and Yves Remy, approaches his 95th year, decides to climb the 450-meter tall north-west face of the legendary Miroir de l'Argentine in Western Switzerland. Despite his advanced age, he climbs frequently, both in climbing walls and in the mountains; because for him, age is not an impediment when you're doing what you like the most.

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  • Documentary / Chronicle

    Stone Locals

    Cheyne Lempe (2020)

    Climbing has always been more than just a sport. It’s provided a way of life and a makeshift family to misfits who share a calling. As the sport grapples with its growing popularity, the people who anchor its core and community have more responsibility than ever. This film tells the stories of five of these anchors, the Stone Locals who keep the soul of climbing and nurture it as the sport evolves, and does it by following climbers from 5 different communities: Kathy Karlo, Daniel Pohl, Dario Ventura, The Keithley family, and Katsutaka “Jumbo” Yokoyama.

    USA / 72 min

    Stone Locals

    Cheyne Lempe, Mikey Schaefer

    • 2020
    • USA
    • 72 min
    Climbing has always been more than just a sport. It’s provided a way of life and a makeshift family to misfits who share a calling. As the sport grapples with its growing popularity, the people who anchor its core and community have more responsibility than ever. This film tells the stories of five of these anchors, the Stone Locals who keep the soul of climbing and nurture it as the sport evolves, and does it by following climbers from 5 different communities: Kathy Karlo, Daniel Pohl, Dario Ventura, The Keithley family, and Katsutaka “Jumbo” Yokoyama.

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  • Documentary / Expedition Journal

    Tupendeo - Ein Berg, zwei Geschichten

    Robert Steiner (2016)

    While they are intent on reaching the peak of the Tupendeo, in Kashmir, Stephan Siegrist and Thomas Senf find themselves face to face with a mystery: they find a rope for the descent, but the tracks disappear shortly afterward. Their research will lead them to reconstruct a dramatic episode that has been forgotten. This is the story of two attempts on a mountain in the remote Kishtwar region of the Indian Himalaya, separated by many years, outcome, and emotion.

    Switzerland / 26 min

    Tupendeo - Ein Berg, zwei Geschichten

    Robert Steiner

    • 2016
    • Switzerland
    • 26 min
    While they are intent on reaching the peak of the Tupendeo, in Kashmir, Stephan Siegrist and Thomas Senf find themselves face to face with a mystery: they find a rope for the descent, but the tracks disappear shortly afterward. Their research will lead them to reconstruct a dramatic episode that has been forgotten. This is the story of two attempts on a mountain in the remote Kishtwar region of the Indian Himalaya, separated by many years, outcome, and emotion.

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  • Documentary / Climbing Journal

    Balkan Notes

    Jan Šimánek (2019)

    Personal film journal of Adam Ondra from his Balkan climbing trip. Adam climbs beautiful and difficult first ascents across unknown regions of Eastern Europe. He also climbs the hardest local routes, including successful and emotions packed climb of legendary several pitches long Spomin, that he onsighted in Paklenica canyon, Croatia. The elegant filming work in combination with an awesome soundtrack brings us closer to this local community and its development, but also between the lines we can see a little bit of Adam's social space.

    Czech Republic / 18 min

    Balkan Notes

    Jan Šimánek

    • 2019
    • Czech Republic
    • 18 min
    Personal film journal of Adam Ondra from his Balkan climbing trip. Adam climbs beautiful and difficult first ascents across unknown regions of Eastern Europe. He also climbs the hardest local routes, including successful and emotions packed climb of legendary several pitches long Spomin, that he onsighted in Paklenica canyon, Croatia. The elegant filming work in combination with an awesome soundtrack brings us closer to this local community and its development, but also between the lines we can see a little bit of Adam's social space.

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  • Documentary / Portrait

    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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  • Documentary / Climbing Journal

    Alé Vod

    Alé

    Marco Zingaretti (2019)

    Project Alé began in October 2018 as an interdisciplinary narrative experiment, following the story of a group of amateur climbers for six months. The silence and concentration needed to think about one’s movements and body, sharing plans, shouting out below the crags: Alé is intended to be a journey. The story begins in Erri De Luca’s kitchen and ends up in Athens, Greece, at the most important workshop for resoling climbing shoes in Europe.

    Italy / 74 min

    Alé

    Marco Zingaretti

    • 2019
    • Italy
    • 74 min
    Project Alé began in October 2018 as an interdisciplinary narrative experiment, following the story of a group of amateur climbers for six months. The silence and concentration needed to think about one’s movements and body, sharing plans, shouting out below the crags: Alé is intended to be a journey. The story begins in Erri De Luca’s kitchen and ends up in Athens, Greece, at the most important workshop for resoling climbing shoes in Europe.

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  • Documentary / Expedition Journal

    Apo ton Olympo sto Everest

    Pavlos Tsiantos (2012)

    Climbing to the summit of Mt. Everest has been a long time desire for the Greek mountaineers. From Greek everyday life to the 8850m, it was a long way to go, filled with many obstacles. In the spring of 2004, two teams are ready to try for the fifth time to scale the mountain. One chooses the South route from Nepal and the other the North route from Tibet. The Czech/Greek cameraman Pavel Tsiantos is following the South team, which under the guidance of Greek-American climber Pete Athans is aiming to succeed.

    Greece / 70 min

    Apo ton Olympo sto Everest

    Pavlos Tsiantos

    • 2012
    • Greece
    • 70 min
    Climbing to the summit of Mt. Everest has been a long time desire for the Greek mountaineers. From Greek everyday life to the 8850m, it was a long way to go, filled with many obstacles. In the spring of 2004, two teams are ready to try for the fifth time to scale the mountain. One chooses the South route from Nepal and the other the North route from Tibet. The Czech/Greek cameraman Pavel Tsiantos is following the South team, which under the guidance of Greek-American climber Pete Athans is aiming to succeed.

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