In 2019, Nepalese mountain climber Nirmal “Nims” Purja set out to do the unthinkable by climbing the world’s fourteen highest summits in less than seven months. (The previous record was eight years). He called the effort “Project Possible 14/7” and saw it as a way to inspire others to strive for greater heights in any pursuit. The film follows his team as they seek to defy naysayers and push the limits of human endurance.
Follow Alex Honnold as he attempts to become the first person to ever free solo climb Yosemite's 3,000 foot high El Capitan wall. With no ropes or safety gear, this would arguably be the greatest feat in rock climbing history.
We shared a small apartment in Hamburg for 10 years. Just finished school and moved out with our parents, we were able to let off steam together in the big city and enjoy the freedom of student life. We laughed, cried, partied and toiled together - but above all we got to know each other intensively. In these 10 years we have not only grown up, but have also become best friends. Before we part ways and we will soon be living on different continents, we decide to go on a great journey together. Just the two of us. A journey in which we have time and leisure to think and reflect. In which we can only concentrate on ourselves.
In 2013, the world's media reported on a shocking mountain-high brawl as European climbers fled a mob of angry Sherpas. Director Jennifer Peedom and her team set out to uncover the cause of this altercation, intending to film the 2014 climbing season from the Sherpa's point-of-view. Instead, they captured Everest's greatest tragedy, when a huge block of ice crashed down onto the climbing route...
In the middle of Yosemite National Park towers El Capitan, a huge block of granite whose smoothest side, the Dawn Wall, is said to be the most difficult rock climb in the world. Tommy Caldwell didn’t see inhospitable terrain, but rather a puzzle almost a kilometer tall. In The Dawn Wall, we follow him and Kevin Jorgeson in their historic ascent to the summit.
Movie|United Arab Emirates|01/01/2019|Documentary|Climbing
What could compel us to abandon our most basic instinct for self preservation? It's not about adrenaline or thrill seeking. There is something far deeper that drives the world's most elite group of mountain adventurers to take life threatening risks. For nearly three years, director Dina Khreino interviewed these world-class athletes, listening to what compels them to leave behind families, friends, and everyday comforts, to risk everything for a fleeting glimpse into the unknown. What she found was a tribe, a diverse group of professional adventurers and amateur philosophers, forged by the ultimate test of body, mind, and spirit. At times brutally honest, other times pensive, these athletes' stories reveal the triumph of the human spirit, and the profound and unique connection formed as they overcome the world's fiercest physical and mental obstacles.
An international team of climbers ascends Mt. Everest in the spring of 1996. The film depicts their lengthy preparations for the climb, their trek to the summit, and their successful return to Base Camp. It also shows many of the challenges the group faced, including avalanches, lack of oxygen, treacherous ice walls, and a deadly blizzard.
Follow a group of talented snowmobilers on an intense journey as they travel the world in search of new terrain. Watch their story unfold as they ride the legendary deep snow of Japan, venture far into the backcountry of British Columbia with Chris Brown & Kalle “KJ Johansson, and finally to the epic glacial environments of Norway in middle of summer.
For Kilian Jornet, the world's greatest mountain athlete, the arrival of his thirties coincided with the best and worst year of his life. This documentary follows Jornet through an intense 10-day tour of 10 cities around the world, allowing the public to see, for the first time, everything that goes on around the professional athlete, and revealing his lesser-known, uninhibited side. Between presentations, interviews, and brand commitments, and with only a few hours' sleep, the athlete reflects on a year marked by injuries; his search for the balance between competition and personal projects; and the arrival of his first daughter.
A year shooting some of the best highliners looking for the purest lines in the Pyrénées mountains. A quest of balance with life in society, work and passions. With Pyrénaline, Catliners, Skyliners, .... Featuring Gautier bourgard, Ramon Maeso, Laure & Julien Millot, Alexander Schulz and many more crazy people...
Anyone else in his place would have given up, but not him. Just a month after narrowly surviving being hit by a car, high-altitude mountaineer and research-zoologist Boyan Petrov starts his recovery and long preparation to continue his dream: climbing all the fourteen 8,000-meter peaks. Without supplementary oxygen and 3 times cancer survivor, he has climbed all 10 of the 14 eight-thousanders. Now it's time for the world's giant - Everest. For this purpose, Boyan starts his journey by warming-up with the lowest peak among them - the so-called dwarf Shishapangma. Number 11 on his bucket list. An unexpected twist of fate leads to his disappearance a few meters under the peak which activates an unprecedented interstate rescue mission and helicopter searches between the countries of Nepal, China, and Bulgaria.
An in-depth and intimate portrait of Coldplay's spectacular rise from the backrooms of Camden pubs to selling out stadiums across the planet. At the heart of the story is the band's unshakeable brotherhood which has endured through many highs and lows.
This documentary examines the 1999 London bombings that targeted Black, Bangladeshi and gay communities, and the race to find the far-right perpetrator. He terrorized a city, seeking to ignite a race war but justice was served by those who wouldn't let his hate win.
Johnny Depp and Amber Heard's relationship went from white-hot love to red-hot anger. The documentary highlights the most gripping moments of the trial and their relationship with interviews and information TMZ reported while chronicling the marriage, divorce and numerous allegations of violence.
An enchanting making-of story told through all-new in-depth interviews and cast conversations, inviting fans on a magical first-person journey through one of the most beloved film franchises of all time.
New York, 1980. Three complete strangers accidentally discover that they're identical triplets, separated at birth. The 19-year-olds' joyous reunion catapults them to international fame, but also unlocks an extraordinary and disturbing secret that goes beyond their own lives – and could transform our understanding of human nature forever.