Thomas Pesquet: How to become an astronaut

Thomas Pesquet: How to become an astronaut

Director: Jürgen Hansen & Pierre-Emmanuel Le Goff
Country: France
Site & date of filming: Houston, Baïkonour, Moscou / entre 2016 & 2017
Duration: 1′ 30″

At the age of 38, Thomas Pesquet is the 10th and youngest French astronaut to be selected for a 180 days mission in the ISS. Oleg Novitskiy, the Russian pilot and the American Peggy Whitson, the most experienced astronaut in the world, train alongside him.

World Record

World Record

Director: Nicolas Alliot
Country: France
Site & date of filming:Lorraine – France
Duration: 14′ 11″

And here is a crazy project, directed by Julien BARBIER.
Julien has just achieved a paramotor altitude record this Monday, June 19, 2017. After 2:30 of climbing, he climbed to 5700 meters.
I am proud to be able to image this adventure and to present the sympathy of this passionate.

Aziz l’histoire d’un parapentiste Marocain

Aziz l’histoire d’un parapentiste Marocain

Director: Stéphanie Bluche et Grégory Müller
Country: France
Site & date of filming: Maroc, April 2017
Duration: 26′

Aglou is a small fishing village in southwestern Morocco. Between the sea and the desert Aziz is destined to become a fisherman just like his father, his grandfather and his great-grandfather.
The meeting of a young woman will make him discover the world of paragliding free flight …

Discover the journey of a young passionate who has become one of the best local pilots.

Prizes:
Coup de cœur du jury (festival Icares du cinéma 2017)

Son of Icarus

Son of Icarus

Director: Jérémy Adonis
Country: Belgium
Site & date of filming: Brussels, Belgium – 2016
Duration: 21′ 37″

Will is fascinated by the sky and the call of the void ; he’s getting ready to perform a new perilous exploit by springing from the top of a tower. But his father comes back in his life

 

Flying lights

Flying lights

Director: Guillaume Broust / JB Chandelier
Country: Francia
Site & date of filming: 2016 – La Grave, Francia
Duration: 1′ 30″

As night falls, paragliding pilot Jean-Baptiste Chandelier takes us on a magical, highly-technical, and truly unique ride, with the great outdoors illuminated through an incredible light show.

Strong The Wind Blows

Strong The Wind Blows

Director: Benjamin Jordan
Country: Canada
Site & date of filming: Western Canada 2016
Duración: 35′

For ten years Canadian Paraglider pilot Benjamin Jordan had dreamt of flying like an eagle, across the entire span of South Western Canada’s mountain ranges. He imagined soaring over glaciers, landing high in the alpine, bathing in turquoise waters, then flying on as he made his way from Vancouver to Calgary.

But there was a catch. Nobody had ever done it before, and for one, very good, reason.

Join this unprecedented, Aerial and Mountain Adventure as you soar across British Columbia & Alberta’s most incredible landscapes. And brace yourself for the darkness, as Jordan reveals the inner struggle, mindset and motivation, required to push forward in the face of such risk.

Collecting Moments

Collecting Moments

Director: Paul Doppler
Country: Austria
Site & date of filming:Austria: Stubai Valley, Bischling – Werfenweng, Gaisberg- Salzburg,
Duration: 3′ 53″

The best way to experience nature is in the air with your friends and your paraglider. Thank you mother earth for this amazing playground!

Bartas

Bartas

Director: Quentin Sixdeniers
Country: France
Site & date of filming: Reunion Island 2015
Duration: 45′

On June 2015, a group of French highliners—including some of the country’s best—did an expedition to set up highlines in Reunion Island.
They explored the island’s most remote spots, little known to the general public. This project has enabled them to discover the island in a novel way, and in so doing, through emptiness, reveal its hidden gems to a wider audience. And try to beat the old highline world record, with a line of more than 400 meters !
44 thrilling minutes at high altitude and spectacular images, witnesses of a blossoming and humbling nature.

 

Envol vers les 8000

Envol vers les 8000

Director: Antoine Girard
Country: Francia
Site & date of filming:Pakistan 2016
Duration: 41

You want to get to the heart of a trip of 1 250km in the middle of the Pakistan Himalayas in solo bivouac flight? This film is for you! It is not intended to disseminate beautiful images but especially to live the adventure from the inside. Images are amateurs in embedded camera and is an amateur movie. The interview during the action, the galleys, comments, impressions, etc. Of course you will find also beautiful images and flying over the Broad Peak(8051m)

 

Les ailes de Etienne

Les ailes de Etienne

Director: Valérie Teuscher
Country: Suiza
Site & date of filming: Monthey, Verbier and Frassette (Valais – Suisse) & En Curnaux (Vaud Suisse)
Duration: 27′

A los 82 Etienne Rithner ama volar con su parapente desde las alturas de Monthey. Piensa en volar a toda costa y cultiva una pasión desde una edad temprana y con distintas aeronaves, ala delta, arqueopterix, veleros….. algunas creadas por el mismo.

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