(Slovakia, 28 min, 2021, d. Robert Vrlák)
First integral ski descent of the Demirkazik mountain 3756m in mountain range of Aladaglar in Turkey.
(Germany, 28 min, 2021, d. Olaf Obsommer)
A climate-neutral journey by bike and kayak across the Alps. The award-winning filmmaker Olaf Obsommer and his team travelled in July 2020 from river to river over the main ridge of the Alps. Always in search of the most spectacular wild rivers.
Choosing To Live
(Canada, 8 min, 2020, d. Jeff Bartlett, Matt Clark)
While mourning her late husband, Sarah Hornby craved an opportunity to connect with him through his biggest passion. Her goal was simple. She would attempt all 10 routes he created while researching his Bikepacking in the Canadian Rockies guidebook, in a single year.
Confessions of a runner
(Lebanon, 29 min, 2020, d. Bachar Khattar)
Confessions of a Runner features Patrick Vaughan, an accomplished trail runner as he shares his story of healing and redemption while pursuing the record for completing the 470-kilometre Lebanon Mountain Trail, traversing from Syria to the Israeli border.
(Czech republic, 29 min, 2020, d. Jan Žůrek)
A highline project organized by passionate woman all around the globe.
(Canada, 34 min, 2021, d. Zac Hoffman, Casey Dubois)
Crux follows Harvey, a recovering addict who uses rock climbing to work through his ongoing struggle with mental health. Crux tells the story of Harvey’s recovery as he learns to love himself amidst the mountains of his life.
(Spain, 5 min, 2021, d. Ruben Crespo)
After declaring the confinement due to the Covid 19 health crisis, Mikel lives day to day immersed in a forced monotony. The memory of good times and the dream of new adventures give him the dose of energy he needs to face the unusual situation.
Everest - The Hard Way
(Slovakia, 52 min, 2020, d. Pavol Barabáš)
Is it possible to climb the hardest route on Mount Everest in Alpine style? Chris Bonington, the most famous British climber, named this route The Hard Way and stated it is impossible. It became a challenge for four Slovak climbers. In 1988 they started their hardest way with no escape.
(Slovakia, 37 min, 2020, d. Viliam Bendík)
Lenka Vacvalová is looking for the courage to run the longest tourist route in Slovakia - 770 km from Dukla to Devín with an elevation gain of more than 31 km. On the trail that is named in memory of Slovak National Uprising heroes she finds much bolder women than herself. Women who faced death during the World War II and had to seek courage in situations we cannot even imagine today.
(Belgium, 56 min, 2020, d. Benoit Delfosse)
Two of the most experienced paragliding pilots engage in exploration of the Spiti Valley in the Indian Himalayas. Thomas de Dorlodot - multiple world record holder - leads Horacio Llorens - six times aerobatic world champion - to find out why almost nobody tried to fly in this place where, according to Rudyard Kipling, gods live.
Fly the Roof
(New Zealand, 37 min, 2021, d. Harry Seagar, Ryan Wilkes)
The team of Harry, Ryan, Chris and Guido began a project that would see them learn how to paraglide, climb to the roof of Africa (Mt. Kilimanjaro) and attempt to fly from the summit of the world’s tallest freestanding mountain. Their core purpose was to fundraise $40,000 NZD ($25,000 USD) for the Emboreet primary school in Simanjiro, Tanzania.
FORESIGHT - From high altitude to intense life
(Italy, 20 min, 2020, d. Dario Tubaldo)
Make an expedition means that you want reach the summit, but for Speed Mountaineer Benedikt Böhm and his team, there is much more. How can we bring in our life this experience? How can we take less risks in order to be a good family father?
(Canada, 8 min, 2020, d. Dan Whelan)
Short film about winter fat biking in the Canadian Rockies.
(France, 75 min, 2019, d. Hamid Sardar)
In the Darhat valley in northern Mongolia, the horses of nomadic tribes are disappearing. Bandits steal horses from their owners, and sell them for a few rubles in Russian slaughterhouses.
But Shukhert, a vigilante Darhat horseman, pursues them relentlessly, all the way to the edge of Mongolian taiga, on the border with Siberia.
(UK, 22 min, 2020, d. Ben Page)
High in the Caucasus mountains of Georgia, 78 year old Irakli Khvedaguridze has spent the last 25 winters living alone as the last inhabitant of Europe's highest village.
Light of the Night
(Slovakia, 40 min, 2020, d. Matej Pok)
The global problem of light pollution is growing exponentially every year, but we have not found a real solution to solve it yet.
The problem that negatively affects the lives of animals and plants, the work of astronomers, but most of all the health of each of us, although we are not yet aware of it.
Lock Down Rock Up
(UK, 11 min, 2020, d. Nico Hambleton)
Jerome Mowat takes us through the challenges he faced as a front-line paramedic during the global pandemic and how he used climbing as an escape.
Lost At Sea
(UK, 48 min, 2020, d. Johnny Burke)
An epic tale of the sea, told through one young man’s personal journey to understand his father, Peter Bird, who in 1983 was the first person to single-handedly row the Pacific ocean, but who later disappeared at sea.
(Belgium, 40 min, 2020, d. Guillaume Bertocchi)
In North-Western Greenland, because of climate change, good sea ice has been vanishing for a few years. The Upernavik Archipelago is located on this exact border between water and ice. Guilhem and Guillaume, two adventurers, wanted to meet the different communities in the Archipelago by ski-crossing from island to island in this world of bad ice. What will they learn from the locals, who are masters in coping with this ever-changing reality?
(Austria, 22 min, 2020, d. Flo Gassner, Paul Schweller)
Before exit restrictions and bans on contacts should dominate the news in March 2020, the Mountain Tribe Crew embarks on a ski touring adventure in the Ötztal Alps. The pandemic situation is worsening faster than expected. After extensive contact with the valley, relatives and the police, the decision is made to end the film project early. However, the quarantined Ötztal and the applicable restrictions make it difficult to travel home.
My First Ultra
(Slovakia, 26 min, 2020, d. Viliam Bendík)
'I'm seventeen. I play cello since my eight. Since thirteen I've been in the gym almost every day. This year I don't go to school much. We all have to do distance learning because of pandemic. But I have a small dream. Run through all the hills in the Little Carpathians in just one day. Do you think that's possible?'
New Story Run
(UK, 12 min, 2020, d. Guy Loftus)
Frustrated with their impact from behind a desk, Rosie Watson and Mike Elm are running and cycling from the U.K. to Mongolia to tell the stories of people living the changes we need to make in a time of climate crisis, and to try to shape a new story of our place in the natural world.
(US, 15 min, 2019, d. Jacob Kupferman)
In the summer of 2018, an American climbing team completed a free ascent of the Pico Cão Grande tower in São Tomé & Principe. The climbing objective was to make the first free ascent. However, just weeks before arriving on the island, a first free ascent was established by Spanish climbers and brothers Iker and Eneko Pou.
Ocean to Asgard
(Canada, 34 min, 2020, d. Heather Mosher)
Four friends travel to Baffin Island for a forty-day human-powered adventure, featuring bigwall first ascents, whitewater paddle descents, and wild Arctic flamingos.
Ode to the Fall
(US, 4 min, 2020, d. Matthew Irving)
An intimate look into the life of wildland firefighters out on the front lines, battling the Grizzly Creek fire in Colorado during the summer of 2020.
(Slovakia, 40 min, 2021, d. Jakub Šipoš)
The story of group of young people travelling by boat from the Canary Islands to the southern part of Senegal to bring simple water filters to the Casamance area.
(New Zealand, 5 min, 2020, d. Richard Sidey)
Wingsuit BASE jumping is often presented as a thrill seeking adrenaline rush. Spellbound takes us deeper into the more contemplative aspects of jumping, as David Walden and friends venture into the mountains around his home in New Zealand.
The Great Milestone
(Spain, 13 min, 2020, d. Ignasi López Fàbregas)
A woman bored of waiting for her husband to return from his excitement-packed mountain escapades has decided to seek some adventure of her own and attempt a more modest ascent. Being a woman, she will have to overcome obstacles that will prove to be more difficult than actually reaching the summit.
The Long Today
(Canada, 17 min, 2020, d. Niobe Thompson)
My Dad turned 70 this summer. So he found a “river” on a map, repaired one of his old wood canoes, and invited his family to help him celebrate the big day. Only a few of us showed up.
The Stories We Tell Ourselves
(US, 11 min, 2021, d. Michael CB Stevens)
Imagine you are alone, on North America's Highest Peak (Denali), trying to break The Female Fastest Known Time (FKT). In her pursuit for this record near the top of the world, Patricia Franco finds herself at a cross-roads: to continue in her race for greatness, or to confront the race she didn't know she was running: the race to outrun her past.
Tuva youngster - Yong Deng
(China, 30 min, 2019, d. Zhang Xiquan)
Yong Deng, a 12 years old Tuva boy who is living in Altay in Xinjiang, China. He inherited the habits from the old generations, he likes fur skiing and riding horses which are also the main transportations of Tuva local people. Nowadays the modern technology offers a way that Yong Deng could explore the world. He made a deal with his father if he could win the race of the Children's fur skiing, he would get a whole new set of snow board.
(Slovakia, 60 min, 2020, d. Rastislav Hatiar)
Two ski mountaineering friends set out on a hike. Suddenly everything is swept away by an avalanche. Roman - a pro mountain rescuer dies after a long fall, Rasto - a filmmaker survives as if by miracle and his camera remains undamaged. This unwanted self-portrait is the result of Rasto´s complex psychological catharsis.