Jeff Lowes Metanoia + Super Frenchie, mit Einführung + anschliessend Gespräch ca. 22:00 zusammen mit Matthias Giraud, Connie Self, Jake Norton am Fr, 6.5. 19:30
Jeff Lowes Metanoia, USA 2014, R: Jim Aikman, Connie Self mit Jeff Lowe, Catherine Destivelle, 78 Min, OV (eng)
Jeff Lowe’s Metanoia is the story of a legendary athlete’s rise to the top of his sport before a devastating fall from grace that precipitates perhaps the boldest solo mountain climb in history: Metanoia, on the North Face of the Eiger. Twenty years later, Jeff faces a terminal disease with the same courage and grace that characterized his career as a climber.
Super Frenchie, USA 2020, R: Chase Ogden, mit Matthias Giraud, 77 Min, OV (eng)
mit Einführung + anschliessend Gespräch ca. 22:00 zusammen mit Matthias Giraud, Connie Self, Jake Norton
Super Frenchie provides an intimate look at the life of professional skier and BASE jumper Matthias Giraud,
who stops at nothing to pursue his passion for adventure. The film follows Matthias as he dares ever more dangerous stunts while simultaneously falling in love and starting a family. The story takes a turn when Matthias suffers a catastrophic crash just days before the birth of his first child. After miraculously surviving, Matthias struggles to get back to the sport he loves while grappling with the effects it has on his
young family. Ultimately he must decide if his passion for BASE jumping is worth the risk and how far he is willing to go to pursue it. This film uniquely combines the thrills of some of the world’s most extreme sports with Matthias' personal journey to tell a story filled with both heart and excitement.