Documentary "La Cima Grande"

In 2019 the 150th anniversary of the first ascent of the Cima Grande (year 1869) was celebrated

To honor the first ascent of the Cima Grande, the Tourist Office of Dobbiaco with the support of the Tourist Offices of Sesto, San Candido, Villabassa and Braies decided to create the documentary "La Grande Cima" under the direction of Reinhold Messner. The documentary is a co-production of Messner Mountain Movie Srl and Mediaart Production Coop and will be supported by the IDM Film Fund & Commission. End of July 2018 the shooting began with the support of our mountain guides, the fire brigade of Dobbiaco and the alpine rescue service Alta Pusteria. The premiere of the documentary will take place in the ice arena of Dobbiaco on 21/08/2019 at 09.00 pm.

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Synopsis: Thanks to the historical re-enactment, we will follow the pioneers of 1869 during their first ascent to the summit and again during the opening of new and increasingly difficult routes in the following decades. It will be discovered how these adventurers realized what seemed impossible with simple means and equipment of the time. Reinhold Messner, the most famous climber and mountaineer of our time, tells this epic story.

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"La Cima Grande" - Making of