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Sunday, November 9 • 2:15pm - 2:50pm
Alegria – A Humanitarian Expedition

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Submitted by
Christoph von Toggenburg

Runtime:
28 minutes

Country of Production:
Switzerland

Synopsis:
Alegria – A Humanitarian Expedition tells the story of an epic solo expedition across the Himalaya that changed the lves of hundreds of people in need. Supporting leprosy patients and mentally destitute women, Christoph von Toggenburg cycled 3200km on the world’s highest tracks pulling a 40kg trailer packed with survival gear.
Facing temperatures between minus 15C to plus 45C he crossed mountain passes higher than 5500m mastering a total of 50000m, Christoph fell altitude sick and was hit by rock fall.
Crossing Nepal during the Maoist unrests, conflict stricken Kashmir, he encountered wonderful hospitality, found new friends, and saw some of the worlds’ most spectacular landscapes.
He became film maker, actor, fundraiser and awareness raiser in one person capturing this epic adventure entirely by himself.


Category:
Adventure




Sunday November 9, 2014 2:15pm - 2:50pm
Main Theater Columbia Center for the Arts 215 Cascade Street Hood River, OR

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