They planned to fly there with their paragliders, where no one has ever flown before. High up in the Himalayas, far from civilization, five paragliding pilots meet for an expedition and do not know at this time that, for one of them, their joint adventure will become a life-and-death struggle.
The documentary film “Ein Königreich macht Schule” (A Kingdom is Making a School) tells the story of the young generation in Cameroon–a generation that will enable a better life for future generations in Cameroon with education and an ever-increasing influence of technology.
One way, a thousand fates. Life stories of suffering, families and dropouts, hopeful and desperate, the Camino de Santiago (Santiago’s Road) every year attracts countless people on a journey to themselves. Some seek relaxation, others adventure or a spiritual experience. At some point, the paths of these people intersect. This documentary shows that the Way of St. James is much more than a pilgrimage. Between beautiful landscapes, culinary experiences, and a lot of music, worlds collide, and new friendships begin. Here, happy and tragic life stories meet and merge into the path that has long been a legend itself.
“Schweizer Geist” (Swiss Spirit) is a discovery tour by filmmaker Severin Frei in his homeland. He visited Switzerland’s northernmost, southernmost, easternmost, and westernmost communities, meeting people who shared with him their ways of life and values. An exciting contemporary document capturing the mood in Switzerland in 2013: authentic, spontaneous and surprisingly warm.