Nora Sarasola (BBK), Lorea Bilbao (BFA-DFB), Eduardo Martínez (Mendi Film), Xabier Ochandiano (Bilbao City Council) and Jabier Baraiazarra (Mendi Film)
Bilbao, 24th June 2019. The Regional Government of Biscay, the City Council of Bilbao, the BBK Foundation and Mendi Film have signed a four-year collaboration agreement, which strengthens the project in the face of a new era.
This roped team’s name: BBK MENDI FILM Bilbao Bizkaia
- Regional Government of Biscay
- City Council of Bilbao
- BBK Foundation
- Mendi Film Festival
Alpinists Nives Meroi and Romano Benet will be honoured with the WOP award during the 12th edition of the BBK Mendi Film Bilbao Bizkaia.
The couple has climbed all fourteen eight-thousanders without porters or oxygen bottles.
The picture Top of Africa from the American photographer Christian Pondella received the ‘Mendi Film Festival Poster’ award at the International Mountain Photo Context, CVCEPHOTO. It has thus become the image of the 12th edition of the Mendi Film Festival.
It is the third consecutive year that the association Club Vasco de Camping Elkartea (San Sebastian) and Mendi Film hand over the award.
All the 2019 awards: 5th CVCEPHOTO
Bilbao Mendi Film Festival opens the film registration period for its 12th edition, to be held between December 6th and 15th 2019. The producers, directors and directors interested, must submit their works before September 15.
Keith Partridge received the IAMF Grand Prize 2019 at Trento Film Festival. The Director of Bilbao Mendi Film Festival Jabier Baraiazarra gave him the honorable trophee as the President of the International Alliance for Mountain Film.
Jabier Baraiazarra and Eduardo Martínez joined on stage by Counselor of Culture and Linguistic Policy Bingen Zupiria
Bilbao Mendi Film Festival has received the Sports Event Organization Award at the Kirol Sariak 2018 of the newspaper DEIA.
The oldest of the Biscayan press awards recognizes the work that during 11 editions -7 of them in Bilbao- the Mendi has done in the dissemination of the best mountain cinema, a fact that makes Bilbao the center of attention worldwide during the celebration of the festival in December.