Mountains on Stage - Summer Edition 2024




In the mood for summer sports? Mountains on Stage, the international mountain film festival, returns with Summer Edition 2024 at the GranRex cinema in Locarno.

For the festival's 10th anniversary, 4 new films of incredible adventures in a mix of disciplines (mountaineering, canoeing/kayaking, climbing and caving), all to be enjoyed on the big screen:
Deepfreeze. 26'. Director: Yannick Boissenot. Original French language version with Italian subtitles.?The trio of mountaineers Charles Dubouloz, Symon Welfringer and Clovis Paulin try the challenge of opening a forgotten route, the directissime Walker on the north face of the Grandes Jorasses. Objective: the first winter free ascent of the directissime. Departure at -25°C.

Sea to Summit. 45'. Director: Alastair Lee. Original English language version with Italian subtitles.?Greenland, from the most glacial and maritime bottom to the most rocky and vertical summit: a 400km canoe expedition to reach a big wall to climb. That's the adventure set by a group of Canadians led by Bronwyn Hodgins and Jacob Cook.

Bleau dans la Peau. 35'. Director: Jérôme Tanon. Original French language version with Italian subtitles.?Climbers Seb Berthe and Hugo Parmentier invent a triatlon of running, biking and climbing among the challenging rocks of the forest of Fontainebleau, just outside Paris.

Subterranean. 43'. Director: François-Xavier de Ruydts. Original French language version with Italian subtitles.
In British Columbia, Franck Tuot and his team set out to discover Canada's largest cave, with the goal of connecting several galleries that have yet to be mapped. For all those craving the caving.

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