Kurt Diemberger at the San Sebastian international mountain film contest (1983) and Dariusz Zaluski at the BBK Mendi Film Bilbao-Bizkaia festival (2019)
Kurt Diemberger now has someone to delegate to: Dariusz Zaluski. Both are nicknamed "filmmakers of the eight-thousanders", and only three years after Diemberger was awarded the Grand Prize of the IAMF-International Alliance for Mountain Film, Zaluski wins it this year.
The Mendi Tour presents its 7th edition at Canet d'en Berenguer in open air cinema format. On the night of Saturday, July 17, in Arena, in front of Plaça dels Pescadors, and with free admission, we will enjoy the best mountain cinema with outstanding films from the BBK Mendi Film Bilbao-Bizkaia festival.
The Basque Mountaineering Federation EMF-FVM currently has a record number of almost 40,000 associate members. Both the Asociación Mendi Film Elkartea and the Federation are interested in the promotion of mountaineering among their members and the general public.
Zigor Egia, President of the EMF-FVM, and Eduardo Martínez, President of Mendi Film, signed the collaboration agreement for 2021. They were joined by Ricardo Hernani, member of the new board at EMF-FVM, and Jabier Baraiazarra, director of Mendi Film.