Private Project

Kailash - Stony Paths

Popol Vuh expedition on the way around Mount Kailash.

  • Frank Fiedler
  • Frank Fiedler
  • Frank Fiedler
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    2 hours 26 minutes
  • Completion Date:
    March 4, 2023
  • Production Budget:
    80,000 EUR
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    China, Nepal
  • Language:
    English, German
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Director Biography - Frank Fiedler

Frank Fiedler is a german cameraman, musician and director.
He studied at the Berlin Film-Academy and was partner in music- and film works with Florian Fricke and co-founder of the band Popol Vuh (there they made lots of music for Werner-Herzog-movies like "Aguirre - The Wrath of God"). Beside this he worked as cameraman in several documentaries, feature-films and theater-movies. From End of the eighties he added some directing works, for instance "The Wheel of Recurrence", a view on the central tibetan-buddhist symbol of the Wheel of Life.

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Director Statement

this material was filmed as a camera-dairy for Popol Vuhs music-film-opera "Pilgrimage to the Throne of Gods" in 1994. We were some of the first to be allowed to travel this paths in Tibet.
I saved the material till today and finished it now with modern hightec apps.
a German version is available