Film Competition 2016 - Festiwal Górski 2018 w Lądku-Zdroju
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Welcome to the 23rd edition of Ladek Mountain Festival – the greatest and oldest Polish event of this kind. 2018 edition will be held from the 20th to 23rd of September. Piolets d’Or 2018 Awards Ceremony will take place during the Festival. As usual the event will offer many film screenings as well as the meetings with great climbers and mountaineers. Save the date!

Alpine Wall TourPoland, 2016, reż: Wojtek Kozakiewicz, 46min
"Alpine Wall Tour" is an universal story. The film is not only showing the beautiful alpine scenery but most of all, it's a story about overcoming your own weakness, about passion and partnership in the mountains. The film is a documentary about two ...czytaj więcej
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CitadelUnited Kingdom, 2015, reż: Alastair Lee, 48min
Dubbed 'The Mountain God', the Citadel is a stunning 3000m peak in one of the remaining untouched corners of the Great Alaskan Range: The Neacola Mountains. Due to their typically poor conditions and remote location are largely unexplored. Matt Helli...czytaj więcej
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Dare To Soar. Flying With The Condors - polish premierePeru, 2015, reż: Claudio von Planta, 52min
With a wingspan of three meters, the Andean Condor is considered a master of flying in fierce mountain terrain. Using thermal winds alone, it covers distances stretching hundreds of kilometers a day and soars up to a height of nearly 5,000m above sea...czytaj więcej
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Diving Into The UnknownFinland, 2016, reż: Juan Reina, 85min
'Diving into the Unknown' is a film about a group of Finnish divers who set out on a secret mission to bring the bodies of their friends home after a deadly accident in a deep underwater cave. Four Finnish cave divers face their worst nightmare when ...czytaj więcej
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Down to Nothing - polish premiereUnited States, 2015, reż: Renan Ozturk, 39min
A team of climbers confront their personal demons on a 150-mile journey. In the northern reaches of Myanmar, two of the most remote and dangerous high-altitude peaks on the planet stretch into the sky. Hkakabo Razi and its neighbor Gamlang Razi both ...czytaj więcej
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Dymus DocumentPoland, 2016, reż: Krzysztof Zaniewski, 22min
Every runner taking part in a race dreams about his picture being taken by the famous Piotr Dymus, though not everybody knows who he is and what his work is about. Being a leading sports photographer, he has been awarded in many photography competiti...czytaj więcej
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EclipseUnited States, 2015, reż: Anthony Bonello, 32min
It was a ridiculous idea from the start. Travel to the high arctic to document one of the planet’s rarest events - a total solar eclipse. Despite this, a team of Salomon skiers and filmmakers set out on an expedition to realize photographer Reu...czytaj więcej
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Go Your Own Way - premierePoland, 2016, reż: Marek Klonowski , 25min
Five wintery winters and summery faces on Nanga Parbat. Peace, love and music… Five attempts with a strong belief that reaching the summit in winter is possible… something that has never been done before… how naive :) A 25-minute s...czytaj więcej
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Great Siberian TraverseCanada, 2015, reż: Leo Hoorn, 28min
'The Great Siberian Traverse' documents a 6,000-mile ski journey through Russia, along the Trans-Siberian Railway. The documentary - created in collaboration with POWDER and SHERPAS CINEMA - showcases a fringe backcountry skiing community, deep Siber...czytaj więcej
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IkarPoland, 2015, reż: Wojtek Kozakiewicz i Jacek Matuszek, 4min
Ikar is a moody story on unique climbing project in Zimny Dol, near Krakow in Poland. Its author, Piotrek Czarnecki, takes us for a journey through struggle, persistence and being the very first on small piece of rock. ...czytaj więcej
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Island Of The Marble Glaciers- polish premiereFrance, 2015, reż: Luc-Henri Fage, 52min
Imagine a desert island, lost in the confines of the Chilean Patagonia, on 52nd parallel south. An island battered by the fierce winds, drowned in torrential rains.To even want to have a look at this pile of limestone rocks posed facing the Pacific O...czytaj więcej
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K2 and The Invisible FootmenPakistan, 2015, reż: Iara Lee, 55min
In 'K2 and The Invisible Footman', filmmaker Iara Lee and her team chronicle the lives of the indigenous porters of Gilgit-Baltistan in Pakistan. These heroes of mountaineering make possible the ascent of K2, the second highest mountain in the world....czytaj więcej
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Kanchenjunga - polish premierePoland, 2016, reż: Krystyna Rachwał, 19min
Springtime. Sun. Himalayas, elevation of 8586m. Kangchenjunga. Adam Bielecki, following a year long break, is invited by Denis Urubko as a member to Kangchenjunga expedition, to the 3rd highest mountain in the world. The documentary tries to show the...czytaj więcej
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Last Time I Heard True Silence - polish premiereUnited States, 2015, reż: Tim O'Donnell, 22min
Upon returning from Iraq, Noah struggles to transition back into civilian life. His attempts to reintegrate are repeatedly thwarted by problems he never faced before: aggressive behavior, alcohol, addiction, depression, difficulty holding down a job ...czytaj więcej
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Magic MountainPoland, 2015, reż: Anca Damian, 80min
In the form of an animated docu-drama, the biography of Adam Jacek Winker wonders through nearly half a century of history. A Polish refugee in Paris, Adam lived a boundless life, wanting to change the world. His adventurous life takes a radical turn...czytaj więcej
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Mar Alvarez. No logoSpain, 2016, reż: Jon Herranz, Gerard Peris, 9min
In the summer of 2014, Mar Alvarez became the 5th woman in history to climb the grade of 9a/5.14d. This was made even more impressive by the fact that Mar is not a professional climber and actually works full-time as a firefighter in order to suppo...czytaj więcej
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My Time - world premierePoland, 2016, reż: Jan Wierzejski, 52min
The documentary focuses on Magda Laczak, who is a mountain racer winning ultramarathons and specializing in a distance of 100 km. She is followed by the camera, watched in her struggle during her preparations and training. She races in Poland, Spain ...czytaj więcej
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Namuli - polish premiereUnited States, 2016, reż: Majka Burhardt, Sarah Garlick, Paul Yoo, 24min
'Namuli' is a community-backed film about the spirit of exploration and what happens when a team of rock climbers, biologists, and conservationists sets off on an unconventional expedition into one of the world's least explored and most threatened ha...czytaj więcej
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Nuveos Pasos - polish premiereUnited States, 2015, reż: Maxime Tornier, 8min
It's 4 am. 8000 feet high in the Italian Alps, Luis Alberto has been running for 10 hours. He feels dizzy and he's thinking about sitting down when he remembers his friends and family waiting for him 50 miles further. Fortunately, finding yourself al...czytaj więcej
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Poumaka - european premiereUnited States, 2015, reż: Andy Mann & Keith Ladzinski, 15min
Bouldering champion Angie Payne leaves everything she knows beyond as she ventures deep into the French Polynesian jungle with veteran climber and explorer, Mike Libecki. Their objective is to put up a first ascent on the south face of the Poumaka To...czytaj więcej
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Reel Rock 11 - Boys In The Bugs - european premiereUnited States, 2016, reż: Zachary Barr, Peter Mortimer, Nick Rosen, 22min
Matt Segal and Will Stanhope have spent a decade climbing the world's hardest cracks. Crack climbing is a bold, traditionalist discipline in which climbers “jam” their hands, feet and even entire bodies into cracks, while skillfully prote...czytaj więcej
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Reel Rock 11 - Brette - european premiereUnited States, 2016, reż: Peter Mortimer, Josh Lowell, Nick Rosen, 12min
24-year old Brette Harrington is a rising young talent in the climbing world. From overhanging free climbs to long alpine solos, she excels at all disciplines of the sport, while forging a life path defined by adventure. Join Brette on a global journ...czytaj więcej
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Reel Rock 11 - Dodo's Delight - european premiere United States, 2016, reż: Sean Villanueva-O'Driscoll, Josh Lowell, Nick Rosen, Peter Mortimer, 28min
Jump on board a madcap sailing adventure to the biggest rock walls in the Arctic Circle with a team of elite climbers as zany as they are talented. Sean Villanueva, Nico Favresse, Olivier Favresse and Ben Ditto have made cutting edge first ascents in...czytaj więcej
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Reel Rock 11 - Young Guns - european premiereUnited States, 2016, reż: Nick Rosen, Josh Lowell, Peter Mortimer, 30min
Meet the new faces of climbing: 14-year-old Ashima Shiraishi and 15-year-old Kai Lightner are the leaders of a new generation poised to take the sport to the next level. Ashima, a New York City native, has already become the youngest person and the f...czytaj więcej
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Spitting Distance. The Descent Into A Raging Volcano - polish premiereVanuatu, 2015, reż: Jochen Schmoll, 52min
A climb never before attempted into an active volcano. A scientific adventure into the heart of one of the world'€™s most volatile calderas bubbling with life. In May 2015, a team comprised of scientists and alpinists will travel to the remote isla...czytaj więcej
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SqueezePoland, 2015, reż: Marcin Furtak, 8min
A squeeze is a tight passage in a cave, it’s most cavers’ nightmare and every one of them had to face it eventually. The biggest challenge in overcoming it is the head and it’s not about its perimeter.. The film shows the struggle w...czytaj więcej
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Tatromania - premierePoland, 2016, reż: Grzegorz Piekarski, Marcin Polar, 4min
During the summertime Rybi Potok Valley is visited by a dozen thousand tourists every day. Although they are drawn by the magnificent view of the highest Polish summits as well as the famous Tatra Mountains Lake – Morskie Oko, rarely do they en...czytaj więcej
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Warsaw Crown. A True StoryPoland, 2016, reż: Jan Mencwel, 18min
There was no indication of a forthcoming breakthrough in Polish Lowland Climbing. In February 2015 five young climbers challenged the impossible – they decided to summit all six peaks of the mythical Crown of Warsaw in one winter season –...czytaj więcej
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When We Were KnightsUnited States, 2016, reż: Anson Fogel, 11min
How can you express everything that you want to somebody you love, knowing that if you don't, that might be the last opportunity that you have? That is a reality that we all face, but for BASE jumpers, the risk of death sometimes results in something...czytaj więcej
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Winter and K2. Interview with Andrzeja Zawada - premierePoland, 2016, reż: Marian Sajnog, 62min
The documentary is an interview with Andrzej Zawada and Jacek Olech recorded at the beginning of 1993. They tell us about their preparations to the winter expedition on K2 which took place at the turn of 1987 and 1988. Marian Sajnog interviews Roman ...czytaj więcej
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