10:00 h | Schalthaus
Non-Stopp I -Saturday
Non-Stopp I -Saturday

10:00 h

Dirtbag: The Legend of Fred Beckey (repeat)

Dave O‘Leske | Jason Reid | USA | 96 min | English

10:00 h

Dirtbag: The Legend of Fred Beckey (repeat)

Dave O‘Leske | Jason Reid | USA | 96 min | English

Hero, womaniser, living mountaineering legend: a look at Fred Beckey’s life story reveals the very roots of North American climbing. Staying loyal to one’s dream sometimes involves being something of a “dirtbag”. At age 94, having nailed more first ascents than any of his compatriots, Fred remains unstoppable.

appros. 12 h

Homebird - Nepal

Andrea Leichtfried, Simon Spädtke | Nepal, Germany | 53 min | German, English, Nepalese

appros. 12 h

Homebird - Nepal

Andrea Leichtfried, Simon Spädtke | Nepal, Germany | 53 min | German, English, Nepalese

Nepal’s geographic location between Southern jungles and the extreme altitude of the Himalayas in the North makes it an intensely diverse nation. Viewers are taken on less trodden paths to meet special individuals and their stories. An intimate encounter with Nepal’s people and culture.

13:30 h | Schalthaus
Non-Stopp II - Saturday
Non-Stopp II - Saturday

13:30 h

Encordés (Roped Up)

Frédéric Favre | Lomotion Filmproduktion | Switzerland | 106 min | French/German subtitles

13:30 h

Encordés (Roped Up)

Frédéric Favre | Lomotion Filmproduktion | Switzerland | 106 min | French/German subtitles

The “Patrouille des Glaciers” is the oldest and probably hardest ski mountaineering race, covering a challenging Alpine route of 100 km and 4,000 m of altitude between Zermatt and Verbier. Those who wish to participate must prepare for years and face a life-changing experience.

approx. 15:30 h

Kishtwar Shivling - Via die Trentini

Luca Cornella | Italy| 62 min | English/German subtitles

approx. 15:30 h

Kishtwar Shivling - Via die Trentini

Luca Cornella | Italy| 62 min | English/German subtitles

The Trento Team en Route: Four Italian mountaineers from the Trentino travel to Cashmere to ascend the unclimbed East buttress of Mt. Kishtwar Shivling. At basecamp, the 800 m wall of their dreams looms above them, about to test their last reserves.

17:00 h | Barocksaal
Life Paths
Life Paths

Im Schatten des Everest (In Everest's Shadow)

Frank Senn | Schweizer Fernsehen DOK | Switzerland | 42 min | German, English/German subtitles

Im Schatten des Everest (In Everest's Shadow)

Frank Senn | Schweizer Fernsehen DOK | Switzerland | 42 min | German, English/German subtitles

Swiss lawyer Andrea Zimmermann and seven-time Everest summiteer Norbu Sherpa experience the great 2015 quake together and immediately provide relief in destroyed villages around Kathmandu. By now, they are married, have climbed Everest and founded a trekking agency as well as an aid organisation.

Reinhold Messner - Horizontsüchtig (Reinhold Messner - Horizon Addict)

Peter Solfrank | Bayerisches Fernsehen | Germany | 44 min | German

Reinhold Messner - Horizontsüchtig (Reinhold Messner - Horizon Addict)

Peter Solfrank | Bayerisches Fernsehen | Germany | 44 min | German

Reinhold Messner grew up with 9 siblings at the foot of the majestic Geisler Peaks North of the Dolomites. Did this childhood destine him to become addicted to faraway horizons high above the world?

17:00 h | Ludwig-Thoma-Saal
Criss Cross
Criss Cross

Dhaulagiri - Ascenso al la montaña blanca (repeat) (Dhaulagiri -Ascending the White Mountain)

Cristián Harbaruk, Guillermo Glass | Arista Sur/Malcine | Argentine | 72 min | Spanish/German subtitles

Dhaulagiri - Ascenso al la montaña blanca (repeat) (Dhaulagiri -Ascending the White Mountain)

Cristián Harbaruk, Guillermo Glass | Arista Sur/Malcine | Argentine | 72 min | Spanish/German subtitles

Four Argentinian Alpinists set out to document their ascension of Himalayan eightthousander Dhaulagiri. Little do they suspect that one of them will disappear en route to the summit and that their film will turn into a quest for answers to the questions raised by this tragedy.

The Art of Climbing (repeat)

Florian Klingler | Red Bull Media House | Austria | 7 min | German

The Art of Climbing (repeat)

Florian Klingler | Red Bull Media House | Austria | 7 min | German

The “Headless Children” route in the Rätikon range feels like “climbing through a painting”. Kilian Fischhuber attempts the first repeat of this spectacular grade 10 route on colourful limestone.

Gesichter mit Geschichten (Faces with Stories)

Helmut Lechthaler | Audiovision | Italy | 11 min | South Tyrolian dialect/German subtitles

Gesichter mit Geschichten (Faces with Stories)

Helmut Lechthaler | Audiovision | Italy | 11 min | South Tyrolian dialect/German subtitles

Since her wedding day, Rita has been living on a mountain farm in Southern Tyrol. She hopes to stay, cook and help out at least till she turns 100. God may “embrace her” then — she has only heard good things about him.

17:00 h | Medius
Extreme
Extreme

Brette

Nick Rosen, Josh Lowell, Peter Mortimer | Sender Films | USA | 11 min | English/German subtitles

Brette

Nick Rosen, Josh Lowell, Peter Mortimer | Sender Films | USA | 11 min | English/German subtitles

24-Year-old Brette Harrington wows the climbing scene and takes us to ice falls in the Canadian Rockies, Yosemite bigwalls and Cerro Torre in Patagonia, demonstrating her silent strength as well as her sociable nature.
In 2011 Peter Mortimer received the Price for the best Alpine Film.

Malishan - Taiwan Canyoning Expedition

Moritz Sonntag | Germany | 50 min | English/German subtitles

Malishan - Taiwan Canyoning Expedition

Moritz Sonntag | Germany | 50 min | English/German subtitles

Eight adventurers meet in Taiwan to open one of the longest canyoning descents in the world, an eight day first descent down Malishan River, aided only by satellite photos and an old map. All elements seem set against them, but the international team persists, mastering the unexpected.

Common Ground - The North Face Siberian Expedition

Jordi Canyi | Filmut | Spain | 12:48 min | English

Common Ground - The North Face Siberian Expedition

Jordi Canyi | Filmut | Spain | 12:48 min | English

Extreme climbers Hansjörg Auer, Jacopo Larcher, Siebe Vanhee and the Pou brothers Iker and Eneko open new rock climbing routes in the Siberian Chukotka region, combining their diverse strengths towards a common goal. They meet with a novel common enemy: mosquito swarms.

Willkommen in unserer Welt (Welcome to Our World)

Lisa Maria Holleis, Astrid Geiger, Melissa Presslaber, Linda Rausch | umF skiprojekt | Austria | 8 min | German

Willkommen in unserer Welt (Welcome to Our World)

Lisa Maria Holleis, Astrid Geiger, Melissa Presslaber, Linda Rausch | umF skiprojekt | Austria | 8 min | German

3 young Tyrolean women help integrate juvenile refugees by teaching them how to ski, thus building a bridge towards freedom, joy and hope.

17:00 h | Schalthaus
Never Give Up!
Never Give Up!

Une vie à àpprendre (Life Lessions)

Eloise Barbieri | Vaness en Mouv | France, Italy | 24 min | French

Une vie à àpprendre (Life Lessions)

Eloise Barbieri | Vaness en Mouv | France, Italy | 24 min | French

Turned paraplegic by a tragic accident, Vanessa François relies on her friends and on her arms to keep climbing. While ascending the Grand Capucin, she realises that her disability does not imprison her as much as her relentless obsession with mountaineering.

Het Bergdorpje - Vijlen, traditie in transitie (The Mountain Village - Transforming Traditions)

Roel Willems | Blend-r | Netherlands | 50 min | Dutch/German subtitles

Het Bergdorpje - Vijlen, traditie in transitie (The Mountain Village - Transforming Traditions)

Roel Willems | Blend-r | Netherlands | 50 min | Dutch/German subtitles

Vijlen is a typical village in Limburg, yet also Holland’s highest, at 700 ft. Its inhabitants forge a viable future, while other villages lose their dwellers to the city. But not everybody appreciates changes to their tranquil lives.

Annapurna III - Unclimbed (repeat)

Jochen Schmoll | drehXtrem | Germany/Austria | 12 min | German

Annapurna III - Unclimbed (repeat)

Jochen Schmoll | drehXtrem | Germany/Austria | 12 min | German

Extreme Alpinists David Lama, Hansjörg Auer and Alex Blümel attempt to ascend Annapurna III (7,555 m) on its unclimbed Southeast ridge. Exhaustion, fear and the crazily exposed route threaten to crush them.

17:00 h | Quirinal
Unique Symbol Indktive Höranlage
Symbol Indktive Höranlage
Unique

Ein Rucksack voll Erinnerungen - Auf den Spuren großer Bergsteiger A Backpack Filled with Memories - In the Footsteps of Great Mountaineers)

Bayerischer Rundfunk | 42 min | 1976

Ein Rucksack voll Erinnerungen - Auf den Spuren großer Bergsteiger A Backpack Filled with Memories - In the Footsteps of Great Mountaineers)

Bayerischer Rundfunk | 42 min | 1976

In honour of Dr. Otto Guggenbichler, initiator of the Tegernsee Mountain Film Festival.
Not only did he grow up in the Tegernsee Valley, Dr. Otto Guggenbichler was passionate about mountaineering and the history of Alpinism and produced numerous films on Alpine themes such as this intriguing 1976 production.

Die Isar - Der letzte Wildfluss Deutschlands (repeat) (The Isar - Germany's Last Wild River)

Jürgen Eichinger | Jürgen Eichinger Film | Germany | 44 min | German

Die Isar - Der letzte Wildfluss Deutschlands (repeat) (The Isar - Germany's Last Wild River)

Jürgen Eichinger | Jürgen Eichinger Film | Germany | 44 min | German

Its headwaters gush between the Karwendel Range’s steep mountainsides, giving us an idea of Alpine rivers at the end of the last ice age. Today, the Isar River is an endangered species.

17:00 h | Sporthalle
Giving Everythin
Giving Everythin

Tupendeo - Ein Berg, zwei Geschichten (repeat) (Tupendeo - One Mountain, Two Stories)

Robert Steiner | Visual Impact | Switzerland | 26 min | English/German

Tupendeo - Ein Berg, zwei Geschichten (repeat) (Tupendeo - One Mountain, Two Stories)

Robert Steiner | Visual Impact | Switzerland | 26 min | English/German

During a first ascent in Cashmere, three Swiss mountaineers discover a mysterious rope break. Based on local rumours about a British climber’s previous tragic accident they embark on a high altitude investigation.

Inside - 80 km du Mont Blanc (80 km from Mont Blanc)

Mouss Production | France | 52 min | French/German subtitles

Inside - 80 km du Mont Blanc (80 km from Mont Blanc)

Mouss Production | France | 52 min | French/German subtitles

This legendary 82 km mountain race forces participants to scale approx. 6,000 m of altitude above Chamonix. Be they pros or lays, runners, helpers or medicals, all participants can look forward to their own extreme adventure.