First documentary on Reinhold Messner, the world's greatest mountaineer, since Werner Herzog's "Dark Glow of the Mountains" in 1984. Messner looks back over his career with surprising ... See full summary »
Taylor and Harold are good friends and avid climbers. While climbing one day, they meet a man who it seems might be attempting to climb K2, the world's second-highest peak. Always pushy, ... See full summary »
Set against the backdrop of breathtaking Patagonia, David Lama, the worlds youngest climbing world champion, sets out to climb an unfathomable route on Cerro Torre, a mountain once said to be the most difficult in the world.
Three women cancer survivors decide to test their bodies and spirits, as they prepare to climb Mt. Adams (12,276 ft), the third highest peak of the Cascades. This is their tale of friendship, survival and finding out what really matters.
Dhaulagiri, Nanga Parbat and Broad peak are 3 of the world's 14 highest summits. French alpinist, Jean-Christophe Lafaille aims to climb all three in a period of two months. The film takes ... See full summary »
Shay J. Katz
In The Beckoning Silence, Joe Simpson--whose amazing battle for survival featured in the multi-award winning "Touching the Void"--travels to the treacherous North Face of the Eiger to tell ... See full synopsis »
In the near future, as humanity faces an unprecedented environmental, social and economic crisis, a depressed council official and 7 other 'candidates' are caught up in a mad billionaire's plan to bring about the end of the world.
"I don't know anything about mountaineering!" laughs first-time climber Bagyashree, as her expedition leader shows her how to use an oxygen mask. Like a beehive with no queen, Everest Base ... See full summary »
A documentary that follows a team of veterans returning from combat in Afghanistan and Iraq as they set out to climb a towering Himalayan peak to overcome challenges and heal the mental and emotional ravages of war.
First documentary on Reinhold Messner, the world's greatest mountaineer, since Werner Herzog's "Dark Glow of the Mountains" in 1984. Messner looks back over his career with surprising candor and self-revelation. His solo climb of Mt. Everest without using bottled oxygen, in 1980, was described by Jon Krakauer as "a deed widely regarded as the greatest mountaineering feat of all time." Written by