A meeting about the influence of the mountains on the formation of human personality and attitudes to life in the process of becoming a better person and in pursuit of happiness and fulfillment. Psychological, philosophical, and educational aspects will be discussed. The film "Furia" by Marcello Vai, along with the presentation of the Ski Mountaineering Youth Group of Polish Mountaineering Association which is a great example of educating young people in the mountain environment, will constitute a base to the issues discussed.
Screenings of the selected, best archive Czech films (in Czech language but with Polish subtitles). The screenings are organized in cooperation with the Czech Center and the Historie Dobrodružstvi Foundation, which was established in Ostrava in 2016 to preserve Czech and Czechoslovak achievements in exploration, travel and climbing.
This year marks the 30th anniversary of the death of Italian writer Primo Levi, a prisoner of Auschwitz, an eminent writer, and an author of camp memories. His book "If This Is a Man" became a classic of camp literature.
Authors: Bertrand Delapierre, Christophe Raylat Direction: Christophe Raylat Producer: Editions Paulsen France 2014, 45’
By 1998 each of the five women who had climbed K2 was dead. Three died on their descent, and the two who survived the mountain would later perish on other eight-thousanders. Women of K2 is the first, and only, documentary to focus on these brave women.