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Synopsis: An incredible SUP trip along the west coast of Greenland to show the effects of global warming in the high north. Stand up paddler Michael Walther, photographer Daniell Bohnhof and filmmaker Maximilian Stolarow were on the trail of the inuit ancestors. Following their “THE GREAT ROUTE” from Aasiaat to Ilulissat to find out more about the life on the rough island in the past and in the present. Apart from icebergs, neverending days and minus 15 degrees, they met the inspiring Valdemar Petersen, a 84 y.o hunter and poet. Their trip along “THE GREAT ROUTE” shows, that we have to act, to protect this unique northern region and of course our whole planet!





Run Time

11 minutes


Valdemar Petersen

Directed by

Maximilian Stolarow

Produced by

Michael Walther

Director's Bio

Born 1986 in Berlin/Germany – studied film and TV design from 2007-2010 – since then independent director and cinematographer of sports and adventure documentaries as well as music videos – worked for international artists and had films running on several festivals worldwide Filmographie 2016 A Skjelve, Documentary, 11min Musicvideo „Fahrenhaidt feat. Cassandra Steen – Ich Lauf” Musicvideo “George Boateng – Kevlar & Gewachsen auf Beton” 2017 „Following the Horseman“, Documentary, 19min, Festivals: Kendale Mountain Festival, Travel Days, Inkafest Filmfestival, Endorphin Awards… Vimeo Stuff Pick Musicvideo “Alice Merton – No Roots” Musicvideo “LillyAmoungClouds – Listen to your Mama“ 2018 „The Great Route“, Documentary, 15min, Festivals: Cinemare Filmfestival Kiel, SUP Film Fest Musikvideo „Alice Merton – Hit the ground running“ Musikvideo LillyAmoung Clouds – Wasting my time“

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