Film screenings

Dodano: 06.8.2017

Descriptions of the film screenings (non-competition section)

14 films will be screened in non-competition section. The films are screened in original with English subtitles.

4 WHEEL BOB
Direction: Tal Skloot
USA 2016, 72’


The story of Bob Coomber, an intrepid adventurer who sets out to be the first wheelchair hiker to cross the Kearsarge Pass (3600 m) in the Sierra Nevada. 


ANNAPURNA III - UNCLIMBED
Direction: Jochen Schmoll
Production: www.drehxtrem.de
Germany 2016, 12’

 

The expedition to the Himalayas of Nepal that was made up of David Lama, leading, and the Austrian alpinists Hansjörg Auer and Alex Blümel. A five-week attempt to conquer one of the world’s greatest, unsolved puzzles of alpinism: the southeastern ridge of Annapurna III.

CHASING THE BREATH
Direction: Adrian Dmoch
Production: www.facebook.comAdrianDmochArt
Poland 2017, 12’


"Chasing the Breath" is about a man who wants to win one of the world’s toughest marathons as the first foreigner ever. The film documents his training and mental preparation for the Tenzing Hillary Everest Marathon.


FACE TO FACE 
Direction: Bertrand Delapierre
Production: www.malcine.com.ar
France 2016, 13’

The Eiger and its north face have forged themselves a special status among the great cliffs of the Alps. Lorenz Frutiger is the Eiger specialist. He agreed to share his local knowledge and experience with Louis Laurent, a guide from Chamonix.


FROZEN AMBROSIA
Direction: Constantine Papanicolaou
Production: www.frozenambrosia.com
USA 2016, 55’


When people think of Greece, few realize that the country has high mountains and a winter season, with skiing and snowboarding. Determined to change this perception, Constantine Papanicolaou sets out on an adventure to make a film that will show the magic of winter in Greece.


GRUPA GAMMA - PASJA, KTÓRA NIGDY NIE WYGASA
Direction: Kamil Daniel Jutkiewicz
UK 2015, 5’

The film depicts the story of a group of older climbers on the wall, who prove they can climb up to their 80.

 

GUILT TRIP
Direction: Anthony Bonello
Production: www.switchbackentertainment.com  
Canada 2016, 35’

The only thing greater than this group of skier’s desire to claim a first ski descent on Greenland's second highest peak, Mont Forel, is the size of their carbon footprint to get there. Loaded with guilt, they decide to bring renowned glaciologist, Alun Hubbard, who’s hypothesis, if proven, could rewrite popular projections of global sea-level rise.


The HIGHWAY
Direction: Mike Douglas
Production: www.switchbackentertainment.com 
Canada 2016, 15’

Since Stan Rey first drove the highway between Vancouver and Whistler 20 years ago he’s dreamed of skiing the Tantalus Mountain Range. After a family tragedy that dream becomes a reality.

 

KILIAN 
Direction: Mike Douglas
Production: www.switchbackentertainment.com 
Canada 2016, 13’

Kilian Jornet is considered the greatest mountain runner ever, but he does not  consider himself as such. In Norway he attempts to ski and run in a single day the Seven Summits of Romsdalen, a 77km route with 9000m of elevation gain.

 

NA SZLAKU Z BYRCYNEM

Direction: Jerzy Porębski
Production: www.activelifedvd.pl
Poland 2017, 28’

Byrcynowie are three generations of people for whom the mountains and the rescue were the meaning of their lives. Jan Krzysztof, HenrykKról-Łęgowski, Jan Gąsienica-Roj, Wojciech Szatkowski, and Kazimierz Gąsienica-Byrcyn through numerous anecdotes in the film emphasize the values of the Byrcyn family.

 

SUMITS OF MY LIFE II: DÉJAME VIVIR
Direction: Sébastien Montaz-Rosset

Production: www.lymbus.com
Spain 2014, 62’

 

Kilian Jornet and a small group of like-minded friends push the boundaries of possibility to new limits in a series of mountain adventures on the glaciers of Mont Blanc and Mount Elbrus. Experience the mountains from a unique and breathtaking perspective and accompany Kilian as he re-writes the rulebook of mountain running.

 

THE LAPPNOR PROJECT
Direction: Sébastien Montaz-Rosset

Production: www.thelappnorproject.com
Finland 2017, 33’

 

In 2013 Nalle Hukkataival was introduced to a boulder project that came to occupy him for the following seven seasons. In late October 2016, he finally managed the first ascent, naming it “Burden of Dreams” and suggesting the unprecedented grade of 9A.

 

WHISTLE FOR A WIND
Direction: Stella Shabliovska

Production: in co-production with Mohyla School of Journalism (Kyiv) 
Ukraine 2016, 15’

 

The weather station is the last place where you can rest before climbing a mountain 5000 meters height. However, if the weather is bad, the weather station transforms into a closed space where the only thing left is to wait. Filmed on Mt. Kazbek in Georgia.

 

WHITE SUN
Direction: Deepak Rauniyar

Production: www.the-match-factory.com
Nepal/USA/Qatar/Netherlands 2016, 89’


When his father dies, Chandra must travel to his remote mountain village after nearly a decade. Little Pooja is anxiously awaiting the man who she thinks is her father, but she is confused when Chandra arrives with Badri. Chandra must face his brother Suraj, who was on the opposing side during the Nepalese civil war…

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