The Mantra, which conveys the realm of Buddhist enlightenment, may represent the perfect balance and standard, yet Tibetan monks brush off such moments of completion, calling them fictions created by the heart. For any mountaineer, climbing 14 eightthousanders is a goal to achieve at least once in a lifetime. Nevertheless, there is one man who has declared never to ascend Manaslu after managing to climb 13 peaks. He is Hans Kammerlander, the one-time partner of Reinhold Messner who earned worldwide attention and stardom. What could he have witnessed through the flashing lights of Manaslu that led him to enlightenment? (LEE Young-jun)
Alps Cinema 2
Salmina was a windsurf pro from 1989 to 1994. While He was gaining experience, he was driven to capture the beauty of the Pacific Ocean to make money to survive. Since 1996 he has been running Planet Watch Film Productions with his wife, Ruth. Their aim is to document the athletes playing with mother nature and feel privileged to record all these amazing features on camera.