Competition Films 2019 - Festiwal Górski 2019 w Lądku-Zdroju
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24th edition of Ladek Mountain Festival has come to an end. We want to thank you for being here and the moments we spent together. See you next year!

 A Time To Remember - Polish premiereUnited Kingdom, 2018, reż: Ben Page, James Hamer, 5min
Travel across the wild winter highlands of northern Scotland as one man recollects a youth spent exploring the hidden corners of his homeland....read more
Date:

20.09

Time:

12.10

Location:

KINO Zdrojowa

Date:

21.09

Time:

15.30

Location:

KINO Zdrojowa

 Altay Wild Snow - Polish premiereChina, 2018, reż: Li Shuang, 28min
In order to ski the best fresh powder, five guys set out an epic adventure, first flying, then driving all the way across Northwest China until they came to Altay, the birthplace for human skiing. Here, together with Tuvans on fur skis, their adventu...read more
Date:

20.09

Time:

09:30

Location:

KINO Zdrojowa

Date:

21.09

Time:

17.15

Location:

KINO Zdrojowa

Info:

Q&As with film director

 Barkley Without Mercy - Polish premiereFrance, 2018, reż: Alexis Berg & Aurélien Delfosse, 20min
The Barkley Marathons is, for many, the toughest race in the world. In a remote corner of mountains in Tennessee, between former coal mines and an abandoned high-security prison, Lazarus Lake has been organizing for 30 years this underground event, w...read more
Date:

19.09

Time:

18.15

Location:

Kinoteatr

Date:

20.09

Time:

17.15

Location:

KINO Zdrojowa

 FrenchyUnited States, 2018, reż: Michelle Smith, 15min
Jaques Houot, 82, may just have found the fountain of youth. The Carbondale, Colorado-based French ski racer, downhill mountain biker, road cyclist and incorrigible flirt is the embodiment of joie de vivre. Houot has survived some two dozen close cal...read more
Date:

20.09

Time:

15.15

Location:

KINO Zdrojowa

Date:

21.09

Time:

13.15

Location:

KINO Zdrojowa

 Grun de Berg. A Challenge - world premierePoland, 2019, reż: Marcin Olechnowski, asystent Michał Malinowski, 55min
The movie presents the story of Władysław Grun de Berg, a respected mountaineer from Zielona Góra. Władysław reached the most difficult summits. He excels in both selecting and conquering climbing routes and he’s also a highly esteemed expert ...read more
Date:

20.09

Time:

17.45

Location:

Big Tent

Info:

Q&As with filmmakers and actors

Date:

21.09

Time:

09.30

Location:

KINO Zdrojowa

 Hansjörg Auer. No Turning Back - Best Film About Climbing 2019Italy, 2017, reż: Damiano Levati, 30min
There is only one person you will have to bear for the rest of your life: yourself. Thats why being alone is so difficult. Even in the mountains, and not just because of safety. Being alone strips you naked, it makes you understand who you are, what ...read more
Date:

20.09

Time:

16.30

Location:

Big Tent

Date:

21.09

Time:

12.30

Location:

KINO Zdrojowa

 Land of the Wind - Jury Special Mention 2019United Kingdom, 2017, reż: Laura Belinky, 18min
Patagonia; further South than most people ever dare to venture theres a land of endless distance and beauty. While fine-art photographer Eliseo Miciu explores this mythical place he also learns a bit more about himself....read more
Date:

19.09

Time:

10.30

Location:

Kinoteatr

Date:

21.09

Time:

18.00

Location:

KINO Zdrojowa

Info:

Q&As with film director

 Last MountainPoland, 2019, reż: Dariusz Załuski, 83min
The true story of the climbing attempt on K2, the last Himalayan peak unconquered in winter. The expedition led in 2018 by mountaineering veterans and legends – Krzysztof Wielicki, Adam Bielecki and Denis Urubko, had successfully rescued Elisabeth ...read more
Date:

20.09

Time:

19.15

Location:

Big Tent

Info:

Q&As with film director and protagonists

Date:

22.09

Time:

09.00

Location:

KINO Zdrojowa

 Lunag Ri 2nd Attempt - Polish premiereAustria, 2017, reż: Michael Ginthör, 36min
In 2015, David Lama and Conrad Anker had set out to climb Lunag Ri, a stunningly beautiful, unclimbed peak of 6.907 meters on the borderline between Nepal and Tibet. As things didnt go as planned, the duo has to retreat just shy of the summit but ret...read more
Date:

20.09

Time:

11.30

Location:

KINO Zdrojowa

Date:

21.09

Time:

11.45

Location:

Big Tent

Info:

in presence of Conrad Anker

 Path to Everest - Polish PremiereSpain, 2018, reż: Josep Serra / Sébastien Montaz-Rosset, 84min
When he was a child, Kilian Jornet, the world’s greatest ever mountain runner, made a list of all the races he wanted to win and all the mountains he dreamt of climbing. In May 2017, he ticked off the last on the list with the historic double solo ...read more
Date:

19.09

Time:

12.45

Location:

Kinoteatr

Date:

20.09

Time:

19.30

Location:

KINO Zdrojowa

 Pathan Project France, 2019, reż: Guillaume Broust, 43min
An unexplored massif in the remote valley of Pakistan, a big-wall never climbed and a solid team of Belgian, French and Argentinian climbers ready to combine exploration, music and good humor. Nicolas Favresse, Jean-Louis Wertz, Mathieu Maynadier and...read more
Date:

19.09

Time:

17.30

Location:

Kinoteatr

Date:

20.09

Time:

21.00

Location:

Kinoteatr

Info:

Q&As with the cinematographer

 Pumori, Daughter of the MountainSpain, 2019, reż: Iban González Pagaldai, 60min
This documentary film featuring Alex Txikón pays tribute to the young mountaineers from Guipuzkoa and Navarre who died during the 2001 expedition to Mount Pumori in the Himalayas, telling in parallel the story of a young Nepalese woman Suku Maya and...read more
Date:

19.09

Time:

17.30

Location:

Big Tent

Info:

in presence of Alex Txikón

Date:

21.09

Time:

11.30

Location:

KINO Zdrojowa

 Reel Rock 13: Age of OndraUnited States, 2018, reż: Josh Lowell, Zachary Barr, Peter Mortimer, 47min
Every so often an athlete comes along who redefines their sport. Adam Ondra, the 25-year-old Czech crusher, is exploring a new realm of human potential in climbing. Late last year, he established a benchmark for the sport; a 5.15d in Norway he dubbed...read more
Date:

20.09

Time:

12.15

Location:

KINO Zdrojowa

Date:

21.09

Time:

10.20

Location:

KINO Zdrojowa

 Reel Rock 13: Queen Maud LandAntarctica, 2018, reż: Taylor Keating, Cedar Wright, 27min
A dream team of six elite climbers mount an expedition to one of the world’s last great climbing frontiers: the remote frozen towers of Antarctica. Jimmy Chin and Conrad Anker tackle a new route on the 3,600-foot Ulvetanna; Savannah Cummins and Ann...read more
Date:

19.09

Time:

19.15

Location:

Kinoteatr

Date:

21.09

Time:

16.00

Location:

Big Tent

Info:

in presence of Cedar Wright

 Reel Rock 13: Up To SpeedUnited States, 2018, reż: Peter Mortimer, Zachary Barr, Nick Rosen, 21min
When climbing was announced as part of the 2020 Olympics, it was a monumental occasion for the sport. But many climbers were shocked to learn that one of three combined events required to compete for a medal is… speed climbing. Reel Rock correspond...read more
Date:

19.09

Time:

18.35

Location:

Kinoteatr

Date:

20.09

Time:

17.40

Location:

KINO Zdrojowa

 Shifting Sands Jordan, 2018, reż: Matt Pycroft, 11min
A tale of the friendship and camaraderie shared between the Bedouin community and climber Rob Durran, “Shifting Sands” takes us on a journey into the sandstone towers of Wadi Rum, peering into thousands of years of climbing history. For the last ...read more
Date:

20.09

Time:

13.15

Location:

KINO Zdrojowa

Date:

21.09

Time:

15.15

Location:

KINO Zdrojowa

 Spectre Expedition. To the End Of the Earth - Best Film About Mountaineering 2019United Kingdom, 2019, reż: Alastair Lee, Leo Houlding, 49min
2000 kms, 200 kgs, 65 days, 3 mates, 1 mountain. Unsupported, using snow-kites to travel great distance, with massive loads at speeds up to 60 kmph this is the epic tale of Leo Houlding, Jean Burgun & Mark Sedons daring dream to reach the summit ...read more
Date:

19.09

Time:

20.15

Location:

Big Tent

Info:

in presence of Leo Houlding

Date:

20.09

Time:

18.00

Location:

KINO Zdrojowa

 Surf The Line France, 2017, reż: Jérémy Frey, 53min
Have you ever dreamed of surfing in the sky? To experience this ultimate sensation of freedom and limitless movement? The Flying Frenchies did it. “Surf the Line” is an immersive documentary that tells the behind the scenes story of a wild and cr...read more
Date:

19.09

Time:

20.00

Location:

Kinoteatr

Date:

20.09

Time:

22.00

Location:

Kinoteatr

 The ToughPoland, 2019, reż: Marcin Polar, 15min
The Though carries a lot of meanings: defiant, vicious, resistant, relentless, strong, resilient, cold, hard. The films protagonist had a reason to choose this name for his discovery - a place he has to face where he learns about all those characteri...read more
Date:

19.09

Time:

13.30

Location:

Jaskinia Radochowska

Info:

in presence of film director and protagonists

Date:

22.09

Time:

12.10

Location:

KINO Zdrojowa

 This Mountain Life - Best Film About Man and Mountains 2019Canada, 2018, reż: Grant Baldwin, 78min
The awe that mountainous landscapes evoke is universal, yet most seldom venture into true wilderness. Martina and her 60 year-old mother Tania embark on a six-month trek through the treacherous Coast Mountains of British Columbia, Canada in a journey...read more
Date:

20.09

Time:

15.35

Location:

KINO Zdrojowa

Date:

21.09

Time:

15.35

Location:

KINO Zdrojowa

 Viacruxis - Best Short Film 2019Spain, 2018, reż: Ignasi López Fàbregas, 11min
Marcel and Andrezj are a legendary pair of mountaineers. They have been the first ones to conquer the highest and hardest peaks. Despite their different temperaments, they make a great team. Marcel has taken the lead and popularity, whereas Andrezj a...read more
Date:

19.09

Time:

12.30

Location:

Kinoteatr

Date:

20.09

Time:

19.15

Location:

KINO Zdrojowa

 Voices of Fear United States, 2018, reż: Emeka, 65min
"Voices of Fear" explores extreme athletes’ relationship with fear. The spot light is on big mountain extreme-skiing legend, Kristen Ulmer. There was a time when her addiction to fear ruled her life, ultimately leading her to walk away fr...read more
Date:

20.09

Time:

10.00

Location:

KINO Zdrojowa

Date:

21.09

Time:

13.35

Location:

KINO Zdrojowa

Info:

Q&As after the screening

 Weight of Water - Grand Prize 2019United States, 2018, reż: Michael Brown, 79min
"The Weight of Water" is the story of a blind adventurer Erik Weihenmayer taking on an absurdly improbable challenge, kayaking the Grand Canyon. He desires the elusive state of being that so many of us seek, to be engaged in the present mom...read more
Date:

20.09

Time:

13.30

Location:

KINO Zdrojowa

Date:

22.09

Time:

10.45

Location:

KINO Zdrojowa

 Wind. A Documentary Thriller Poland, 2019, reż: Michał Bielawski, 75min
The halny wind is the most unpredictable element in the Polish mountains. It comes in cycles, in every spring and autumn. One never knows if or when it turns into a destructive gale. Halny particularly affects the inhabitants of Zakopane and its area...read more
Date:

19.09

Time:

10.50

Location:

Kinoteatr

Date:

22.09

Time:

12.45

Location:

KINO Zdrojowa

Info:

Q&As with film director

 Wolfpack - Polish premiereUnited States, 2018, reż: Nick Waggoner, 13min
High in the San Juan Mountains above Silverton, Colorado, a pack of runners roam. Together they traverse mountain meadows and navigate mineral-stained peaks through the rugged landscape of their backyard. The Braford-Lefebvre family chose to live her...read more
Date:

19.09

Time:

19.45

Location:

Kinoteatr

Date:

21.09

Time:

18.30

Location:

KINO Zdrojowa