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  • Changabang

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    Changabang and the Mirrors of a Repetition. Despite its modest altitude (6,864 m), the summit of Changabang, hidden in the Indian Himalaya, has received very few visits and already sheltered too many tragedies. Each ascent of the mountain has been an epic feat, and making an alpine style ascent o...

  • Sauvatge

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    Pierre Hourticq and Helias Millerioux have two different perspectives on the mountains. But they both want to look for new adventures and long for the freedom to explore. It is this chemistry that leads them to attempt extreme routes like the “Pic du Midi d’Ossau “, “Vignemale’s Couloir de Gaube”...

  • Raide d’Écrins

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    Raide d'Écrins, 55° du Sud au Nord. In Mai 2021 Nicolas Jean and Benjamin Védrines crossed the steep slopes of the Massif des Écrins by ski. Representing 11,000 meters of vertical drop, this aesthetic route from Sirac to La Meije, from Valgaudemar to Haute-Romanche, covers some of the most beauti...

  • Chamlang

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    In the Himalaya, a young French climbing team attempts an ascent of the North Pillar of Chamlang, a 7000m peak in Nepal. Highly motivation and armed with cutting edge equipment, they will face the unknowns inherent to any expedition. With a light and ethical approach and a distant base camp, how ...

  • 4x4000

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    4x4000: a simple name for an ambitious project: 4 days, 4 mountains above 4000 metres. This is the name of the enchainment of the highest mountains of the Aosta Valley born from an idea of Davide Cheraz, professional trail runner. Starting from Courmayeur, with his friend and Alpine Guide Pietro ...

  • Finale ‘68

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    Fifty years after the opening of the first climbing route on the Pietra del Finale, two brothers, passionate mountain enthusiasts, decide to set off on an adventure on the trail of the pioneers who first launched the climbing history of these places. The result was a journey through the wild in s...

  • La Haute Route Himalayenne

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    Nicolas Bossard has succeeded in crossing the high Himalayan chain on foot and by himself which is unique in the world! Departing from the Indian Sikkim in the east of Nepal, he crosses one of the most difficult regions to access in the world alone: Eastern Nepal. In total autonomy, Nicolas carri...

  • Telenovela on Everest

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    This film features the ascent of Everest via its northern ridge by Facundo Arana, an Argentinian actor, very famous around the world for his roles in the Telenovelas. The story told by the actor himself, his guide Tendi Sherpa and the Swiss cameraman Nicolas Bossard. The story is intended to be a...

  • Ascension to Ararat

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    Ascension to Ararat retraces the 500-kilometer long ride of Novara ultra runner and cyclist Nico Valsesia from the Black Sea to Doğubeyazıt. Starting from the Turkish city with his son Felipe Valsesia, Nico tries to reach the top of Mount Ararat, the legendary mountain where Noah’s Ark is said to...

  • Two on K2

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    Follow Gerlinde Kaltenbrunner and her husband Ralf Dujmovits as they try to summit the K2, Gerlinde’s last remaining peak for completion of the “Crown of the Himalayas” and see what love means above 8000 meters.

  • Foresight

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    Foresight – From High Altitude to Intense Life. Speed Mountaineer Benedikt Böhm is a specialist in skimo speed records. His latest challenge takes him to Putha Hiunchuli (7246 meters in the Dhaulagiri mountain range in Nepal), where he will try to complete the ascent from base camp and descent in...

  • Hansjörg Auer: No Turning Back

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    There is only one person you will have to bear for the rest of your life: yourself. That’s why being alone is so difficult. Even in the mountains, and not just because of safety. Being alone strips you naked, it makes you understand who you are, what is your value, the things that matter in life....

  • First Ascent

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    A story of chopped fingers, fun, friendship and the First Ascent of Kunyang Chhish East (7,400m). Following the rules of true alpine style Hansjörg Auer, Matthias Auer and Simon Anthamatten embark on an adventure for the summit and for survival on Kunyang Chhish East. Finalist – VIMFF 2016. Final...

  • Fly The Alps

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    Fly the Alps is about a trip of two good old friends Ludo and Nico who are set off for an adventure through the Alps. Because you can experience challenges close to home they decided to paraglide from Slovenia to Monaco. To spice up the experience a little bit they also climb the highest summits ...

  • 13 Faces du Valais

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    13 Faces du Valais is a journey through the heart of The canton of Valais. From the high peaks to the mouth of the Rhône. 13 faces and 13 facets, revealed during a journey over four seasons and told by 13 encounters through 13 districts. Through the eyes of these 13 characters we discover “their”...

  • Naretoi

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    Naretoi, which means “women empowering women” in KiMaasai, is a documentary film that follows a group of Maasai and American women on a self supported expedition to the summit of Mount Kenya. The film offers a rare insight into the harsh reality of Maasai women’s lives. Maasai live as pastoralist...

  • Sept Mille Trois

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    Jit Tamang is a 62 year old Nepalese trekking guide. Told through the eyes of a woman, Jit opens the doors to his home and existence in the heart of Kathmandu (Nepal) and his native village Ghyang, east of the capital. Seven Thousand Three takes us on a journey into an unknown world, a look insid...

  • I-VIEW

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    Annapurna, one of Himalaya’s most dangerous summits, an avalanche sweeps down on three alpinists during Christmas of 1997. Two of them disappear for ever. The third is injured, bleeding, at death’s door. In spite of all this Simone Moro finds the strength to stand back up. At base camp a helicopt...

  • Facing the Void / Face au Vide

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    Facing the Void (Face au Vide) – In the collective imagination, mountaineering is seen as an elitist and dangerous activity. When the mainstream press talks about mountaineering, it is generally related to a drama or an exploitation. The mountaineers are then placed in two categories. On the one ...

  • Korovadu

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    Narrated by Füta Mawida – ‘Great Mountain’ in the Mapuche language of Mapudungun –this is a story of our fragile relationship with nature. Rough seas, impenetrable jungle, and relentless rain greet the team as they draw near the iconic Volcan Corcovado. A resounding truth echoes across Patagonia’...

  • Jel Tegermen

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    Jel Tegermen, which means “The Windmill” because of the strong winds, is a mountain located in the central part of the Tien Shan mountain range in Kyrgyzstan. A peak very aesthetic and visually similar to the Matterhorn. This is a story about research, adventure and real exploration of a “nowhere...

  • My Mountain

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    For children and young people forced into delicate treatments and long hospitalizations, distance learning is not a choice or an emergency solution. It is the only possibility to guarantee education and the opportunity of growth and training for their future. Better yet, it is a mere resemblance ...

  • The Value of Time

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    Hermann Huber has always looked at his life as a mountaineer as a part of a puzzle – only complete when family, friendships, job, cosmopolitanism, curiosity and love find their place in it. Born on September 20th in 1930, grown up in Munich and the Bavarian alps, he began to work at “Salewa Leath...

  • Arves en Ciel

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    Camille and Antoine, two French slackliners and alpinists have a dream, to walk between two iconic rock towers. Arves-En-Ciel tells the story of an amazing project, which required a huge team of invested people to be fulfilled. Official Selections 2021: BANFF, FIFAD, Chamonix Film Festival, Vallo...