Catégorie film: June 15

2022

Rise

Within the unforgiving environment, the walls of a Welsh quarry provide a climber with the physical and mental strength to prevent a functional neurological disorder from defining who she is, but also to find solace and reconnection through the act of climbing. Chris Thomas’ visual and cinematic storytelling focuses on human emotion, off-beat subcultures, our connections with the forces of nature...

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The Call of the Siren

Summer 2021, Silvan Schüpbach, Matteo Della Bordella and Symon Welfringer, a Swiss-Italian-French team of climbers, set out on an adventure in the wild and remote areas of Greenland. The objective: a ‘By fair means’ expedition combining kayaking and climbing!

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Alpine Trilogy (Doggystyle)

During the summer of 2020, Belgian pro climbers Nicolas Favresse and Sébastien Berthe cycled through Europe to tackle the Alpine trilogy – three of the most difficult routes in the Alps. Together with Kroux and Bintje, their dogs and cameraman Damien Largeron, what happier way than biking with your pets to link the 3 mythical routes? Over 2 weeks, this caravan of joy embarks on one of the...

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The Value of Time

Hermann Huber has always looked at his life as a mountaineer as a part of a puzzle – only complete when family, friendships, work, curiosity and love find their place in it. Born on September 20th in 1930, growing up in Munich and the Bavarian alps, he started working at ‘Salewa Leather items’ Company at the age of 15. He kept growing the mountain sports division until he became managing director...

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The Great Marsh

The regional natural reserve of the Saisies Beaufortain Val d´Arly protects the largest mountain marsh known in the Alps. Over the course of a year, we follow its human guardians, visitors and its non-human beings residents. All their stories are interdependent : human beings, mountain owls, badgers and dragonflies living side by side without realising it. Our camera tries to understand symbiosis...

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In the Footsteps of Lucy Walker

150 years after the ascent of the Matterhorn by Lucy Walker, the first woman to achieve this feat, Marie-France Hendrikx, historian and mountain enthusiast, decides to investigate this largely unknown English woman – one of the pioneers of mountaineering. She revisits Walker’s climb of the Matterhorn, in the same conditions and in period clothing.

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