Ladek Film Tour 2019/2020 - Festiwal Górski 2019 w Lądku-Zdroju
  • pl
  • en

The 25th edition of the Festival will be longer than usual. Get ready for 10 days, 11th – 20th of September 2020!

More details soon.

Ladek Film Tour 2019/2020

 Addicted to Altitude - Best Film About Mountaineering 2018Slovakia, 2017, reż: Pavol Barabas, 63min
Brilliant success but also huge tragedy experienced Slovak mountaineers in the highest mountain of the world. They belonged to the trendsetters in the late 20th century in Himalaya. Through the eyes of one generation of climbers, Addicted to Altitude...read more
 Ario DreamUnited Kingdom, 2017, reż: Paul Diffley, 43min
The film profiles the exploration of the deep caves of Ario in the Picos de Europa mountains, Northern Spain. The film follows the latest 2016/17 expeditions as they try to make the last few connections that could result in the deepest cave system in...read more
 Big WorldUnited States, 2018, reż: David Morton & Fitz Cahall, 13min
As parents, how do we teach our kids that there is a world beyond social media, standardized tests and soccer practice? In April 2018, Eddie Bauer athlete David Morton and his seven-year-old son Thorne embarked on a week-long stand-up-paddleboard jou...read more
 Chasing BalanceSpain, 2018, reż: Aitor Bárez, 46min
La Pedriza in an impressive granite massif near Madrid, Spain. There are thousands of routes. It is one of the best places in the world for friction slab climbing. Some of the best specialists show how to climb 8b slabs with no holds. A unique style ...read more
 ChoicesGermany, 2017, reż: Teresa Hoerl, 21min
Steph Davis chose climbing. The law student left school in her early twenties and followed her passion for the sport, earning a number of climbing achievements from Yosemite to Patagonia. For a while she called her car home before eventually settling...read more
 Denali's RavenUnited States, 2016, reż: Renan Ozturk, 9min
For climber, skier, and guide Leighan Falley, the mere sight of the Alaskan wilderness elicits an insatiable wanderlust. To reconcile her adventurous spirit with the demands of parenthood, she would need to learn to fly. ...read more
 Down to Nothing - Grand Prize 2016United 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 ...read more
 Dreamland. A Documentary about Maciej Berbeka - Best Polish Film 2018Poland, 2018, reż: Stanisław Berbeka, 87min
In this documentary, Stanisław Berbeka revives the memory of his father, Maciej Berbeka. Thanks to the accounts of expedition participants, the reminiscences of his family members and archive film and sound recordings, we can gain a better insight i...read more
 Two on K2 - Grand Prize 2013Poland, 2013, reż: Dariusz Załuski, 47min
The expedition on K2 North Pillar. Ralf Dujmovits and Gerlinde Kaltenbrunner together with other climbers are fighting with this difficult mountain. For Gerlinde, K2 is the last remaining peak for completion of the Crown of the Himalayas. But Gerlind...read more
 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...read more
 Everest, A Superhuman Challenge - Best Film About Mountaineering 2017Spain, 2017, reż: Aitor Barez, 101min
Alex Txikon his one of the best mountaineers of the Himalaya, he has climbed many eight thousands meters peaks including the historic first winter ascent of Nanga Parbat. Now he is going to face his greatest challenge: Everest in winter without oxyge...read more
 Finding TractionUnited States, 2014, reż: Jaime Jacobsen, 57min
Finding Traction presents the inspirational story of ultra runner Nikki Kimballs quest to become the fastest person in history to run America€™s oldest hiking trail, the 273-mile Long Trail. Through Nikkis incredible journey, racing towards a dream...read more
 Follow ThroughUnited States, 2017, reż: Adam Clark & Isaiah Branch-Boyle, 22min
People have opinions about skier Caroline Gleich: Inspirational. Gumby. Social media star. Role model. Model masquerading as a mountaineer. At sixteen, she stumbled upon a copy of the cult classic guidebook The Chuting Gallery. Irreverent and wonderf...read more
 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
 Frozen Titans - Best Film on Winter Sports 2015Canada, 2014, reż: Bryan Smith, David Pearson, 52min
A story about Will Gadd pushing the boundary of a sport through his imagination and dedication. The unique spray ice formations at Helmcken Falls, British Columbia provide a stunning backdrop and ultimate challenge. Considered the hardest ice and mix...read more
 Great Siberian Traverse - Best Film on Winter Sports 2016Canada, 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 Siberia...read more
 In The StarlightFrance, 2017, reż: Mathieu Le Lay, 53min
During the darkest hours of the night, while the rest of the world is sleeping, outdoor photographer Paul Zizka ventures out into the wilderness in search of the world€™s starriest skies. His journey to photograph the celestial wonders takes him fr...read more
 Island of The Marble GlaciersFrance, 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...read more
 Jurek - Best Polish Film and People's Choice Award 2015Poland, 2014, reż: Paweł Wysoczański , 73min
Jerzy Kukuczka died on October 24, 1989 during an expedition to Lhotse. This was his first trip to the Himalayas with money, with good equipment, and as a real celebrity. His death was a combination of unfortunate circumstances, coincidence, and a tr...read more
 K2-Touching the SkyPoland, 2015, reż: Eliza Kubarska, 72min
The children of acclaimed alpinists - who died on K2, in Karakorum Mountains - undertake an expedition to answer universal question: what is the price of passion? In the summer of 1986, several dozen alpinists from all over the world met to ...read more
 La Congenialità. The Attitude of GratitudeGermany, 2017, reż: Christian Schmidt, 30min
Simone Moro and Tamara Lunger are an odd pair. As an alpinist, Simone prefers to take the hard way and has nearly 30 years of winter climbing experience. Tamara, on her way to achieving a long and successful career in ski mountaineering, is just 30 y...read more
 Lappnor ProjectFinland, 2017, reż: Ville Kurru and Tommy Vanska, 34min
In 2013 Nalle Hukkataival was introduced to a boulder project that came to occupy him for the following seven seasons. In late October 2016 he finally managed the first ascent, naming it "Burden of Dreams" and suggesting the unprecedented g...read more
 Last Honey HunterNepal, 2017, reż: Ben Knight / Felt Soul Media, 35min
In the mist-shrouded mountains of Nepals Hongu River valley, the Kulung people carve their lives out of the land and practice an ancient form of animism structured around the god Rongkemi. There you will find a wiry and unassuming man named Maule Dha...read more
 Legend of KlimekPoland, 2018, reż: Julia Kaczorowska, 42min
"It shouldnt just be acknowledged. It is fair to ask how much work was put in, who did it, how it was built, whether it was constructed by a whole concern that employs two thousand people or by a single man with only three helpers." The Leg...read more
 Like A WolfUnited States, 2016, reż: Montage Production LLC, 75min
Professional ski mountaineer Kit DesLauriers made history when she became the first person to ski from the summit of the highest peak on each of the seven continents. The title of the film is a reflection of her belief that one has to live according ...read more
 Locked In: First Descent of The Beriman GorgeCanada, 2015, reż: David Pearson, 53min
Located just a few degrees off the equator, the island of New Britain, Papua New Guinea is a tapestry of virgin rainforest, unique culture and expansive coastline. Pouring out of the Nakanai Mountains on the east side of the island is the Beriman Riv...read more
 Loved by All. The Story of Apa Sherpa - Jury Special Mention 2018Canada, 2018, reż: Eric Crosland, 14min
Every spring the summit of Mount Everest draws people from around the world. But in its shadow live the Sherpa, a resilient, religious people, who, despite the money surrounding the highest peak on earth, are still quite poor and uneducated. A child ...read more
 Magnetic MountainsFrance, 2017, reż: Steve Wakeford, 85min
Magnetic Mountains follows the story of an everyman who, after falling from an Alpine north face, is struggling to find a balance. Featuring some of the biggest names in mountain sports, it will explore the psychology of risk taking in the mountains,...read more
 Mum - Najlepszy Film Wspinaczkowy i Nagroda Publiczności 2017Poland, 2017, reż: Wojtek Kozakiewicz, 45min
Sport climber and a mother of two kids, after 20 years of living her passion, sets herself a new goal - to climb the route that no women has ever done before. A story about Kinga Ociepka-Grzegulska - one of the most important figures of the last two...read more
 Mirror WallUnited Kingdom, 2016, reż: Coldhouse Collective, 39min
The need for adventure and a changing horizon is a natural instinct for many people. In the case of renowned adventurer Leo Houlding, this has manifested itself in the form of completing world class expeditions with tight-knit teams to unclimbed peak...read more
 Mothered by Mountains - Jury Special Mention 2018Nepal, 2017, reż: Renan Ozturk, 16min
Pasang Lhamu Sherpa Akita, Nepal’s leading female mountain guide, has been on top of the tallest peaks on Earth. When she teams up to make a first ascent with an unlikely partner - local punk-rock icon, Sareena Rai - they both find that the paths t...read more
 Mountain of The Crystal DiggersFrance, 2017, reż: Pierre Cadot, 34min
Four friends from Chamonix with different jobs meet every year to go for a search of crystals. Searching crystals means passing days and weeks in the high mountains, off the normal path, with a bag and some binocular to find a "crack", an &...read more
 My TimePoland, 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 ...read more
 My Big White Thighs & Me - Best Short Film 2018United Kingdom, 2017, reż: Hannah Maia, 26min
A young-ish woman has fallen out of love with her own body. Frustrated, she wishes they didn’t have to hang out quite so much. Committed to making a change she sets herself the simple goal of swimming in open water at least once a month for a year....read more
 NamuliUnited 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...read more
 Notes From The WallBelgium, 2017, reż: Siebe Vanhee & Guillaume Lion, 35min
In February 2017, three of world’s best and Belgian climbers – Sean Villanueva ODriscoll, Nicolas Favresse and Siebe Vanhee – again made it to the press by free-climbing successfully one of the hardest routes of Patagonia, El Regalo de Mwono, ...read more
 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
 Piotr Malinowski. 33 Come In... - Best Polish Film 2017Poland, 2017, reż: Robert Żurakowski, Bartosz Szwast, 56min
"Piotr Malinowski. 33 come in... " is a story about passion for the mountains, which Piotr experienced not only as a mountain rescuer, but also an outstanding Tatra, Alps and Himalayas mountaineer. The film shows the character not only as a dynamic m...read more
 Freedom Under Load - Grand Prize 2017Slovakia, 2016, reż: Pavol Barabas, 58min
With hundred kilos on their backs they are facing storms, blizzards and deep snow. Their craft is not only a profession, but also their way to the calmness. In the documentary​ „Freedom under Load​" ​we get to know the oldest ...read more
 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
 Reel Rock 12: Safety ThirdUnited States, 2017, reż: Cedar Wright, Taylor Keating, 27min
For most climbers, it’s safety first. But Brad Gobright is definitely not most climbers. Fueled by day-old donuts and unhindered by a fear of falling, this young talent is pushing the limits of scary trad and free solo ropeless climbing. Having sur...read more
 Reel Rock 12: Stumped - Best Climbing Film 2018United States, 2017, reż: Taylor Keating, Cedar Wright, 27min
I don’t want to be known as just a one-armed climber – says Maureen Beck, I just want to be a good climber. Maureen Beck may have been born missing her lower left arm, but that hasn’t stopped her from going hard. She takes whippers on 5.12 and ...read more
 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
 Run Free. The True Story of Caballo Blanco - Best Film About Mountain Running 2015United States, 2015, reż: Sterling Noren, 92min
Run Free. The True Story of Caballo Blanco, a feature documentary directed by Sterling Noren, chronicles the life of American ultra running legend Micah True (Caballo Blanco, or the White Horse) and his quest to create an ultra marathon in Mexicos Co...read more
 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
 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
 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
 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
 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
 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
 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
 Voyagers Without Trace - Best Adventure Film 2015United States, 2015, reż: Ian McCluskey, 80min
In 1938, three young Parisians arrived in the American West with kayaks, cameras, and beer. They had a bold, even foolhardy plan: be the first to take kayaks down the wild Green and Colorado rivers. They recorded their journey, creating the first adv...read more
 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
 What if You Fly? - Best Short Film 2017United States, 2016, reż: Renan Ozturk , 9min
Hawaiian artist and muralist Sean Yoro (a.k.a. HULA) travels to the arctic waters of Baffin Island, Nunavut, to paint a portrait of a local Inuit woman on the sea ice. This is the most technical and remote location that Sean has ever attempted a mura...read more
 Winter K2 Expedition 1987/1988Poland, 2017, reż: Dariusz Załuski, 49min
A spectacular documentary that reveals the story behind the first attempt at climbing Earths second highest peak, K2, in winter. Darek Załuski uses unique and previously unreleased film shots, archival photos and sound recordings, in order to retrac...read more