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Articles on August 30th, 2010 7 Comments

Catch us while you can! Nordic Mountain Film Festival – Turtagrø, Norway – September 10-12 Sun Valley Spiritual Film Festival – Sun Valley, Idaho – September 17-19 Big Bear Lake International Film Festival – Big Bear, CA – September 17-19 Bay Street Film Festival – Thunder Bay, Canada – September 30-October 3 BendFilm – Bend, Oregon […]

ESPN Freeskiing article about A Life Ascending

Articles on August 24th, 2010 3 Comments

By Megan Michelson On January 20, 2003, seven people were killed in a class 3 avalanche on a peak called La Traviata near Selkirk Mountain Experience, a backcountry hut and guiding operation outside Revelstoke, BC. The guide that day was SME owner and lead guide, Ruedi Beglinger, a Switzerland native with the highest level of […]

Article on ALA in Skiing Magazine

Articles on August 24th, 2010 1 Comment

When mountain guide Ruedi Beglinger faced an avalanche that claimed the lives of seven of his guests, his world was turned upside down. Award-winning documentarian Stephen Grynberg takes a look at his life and family in this feature-length film. By Sally Francklyn On January 20, 2003, a class three avalanche claimed the life of seven […]

A Life Ascending Premieres in Lake Placid

Articles on June 15th, 2010 1 Comment

Lake Placid was a perfect start to the festival run of A Life Ascending. Last Thursday, the film opened the festival at the Palace Theater, a beautiful old building on the main drag.  Thanks to some angels in the local climbing community (namely Brian Delaney of High Peaks Cyclery/Mountain Guides) we had a great house […]

Moving Pictures Magazine Featured Article

Articles on March 10th, 2010 5 Comments

Profound Truths in the Making of ‘Mountain Man’ (working title) by Stephen Grynberg I was born in Denver at the base of the Rocky Mountains. My mom was a city girl from Philly; my dad, a Polish immigrant. He was also a skier, and, when I was five, he dragged me up a mountain and […]