Bilbao Mendi Film Festival
'Dirtbag: The Legend of Fred Beckey' wins the Grand Prize of the 10th edition of Bilbao Mendi Film Festival
Bilbao, 17th December 2017. The 10th edition of Bilbao Mendi Film Festival is coming to an end with this highly anticipated moment. After the screening of 51 films of the Official Selection over the past 9 days, the Jury made up of Jesús Mari Lazkano, Nancy Rosenthal, Jack Tackle, Paul Urkijo and Deb Smythe have decided to award the Grand Prize of the Bilbao Mendi Film Festival 2017 to Dirtbag: The Legend of Fred Beckey.
- Bilbao, December 14, 2017. Bilbao Mendi Film Festival is getting closed to the end. The films of the Official Selection will be projected until Saturday and on Saturday Peter Habeler's film and talk will take place. Moreover, he will receive the WOP Award, due to his contribution to the mountaineering values. On the other side, the facts demostrate the success of the Festival. Even if it's Thursday today, the weekend will have both projections and activities. More than 5000 viewers have been in Sala BBK.
Peter Habeler will receive the the Award of the The Walk On Project (WOP) 2017 a la defensa de los valores del alpinismo, el tributo de la 10ª edición del Bilbao Mendi Film Festival, el reconocimiento a su admirable trayectoria. Este evento se celebrará en una sesión especial del Mendi Film Festival el sábado 16 de diciembre, a las 19.30h, en la Sala BBK, que se titulará La Noche de Peter Habeler.
Peter Habeler will receive the Award of The Walk On Project Foundation (WOP) to the defense of the values of mountaineering at Bilbao Mendi Film Festival 2017.
Edificio Ensanche will be the centre of the Bilbao Mendi Film Festival, as it will become in our Mendi Base Camp.
Among many activities, in the mornings a new format activity, Meet & Greet with the protagonists will take place so as to know the guests: directors, alpinits, producers...
Free entrance until full capacity, so don't lose the opportunity to chat with the guests of the 10th edition!
The Alaska Range and the Logan- St Elias Ranges of Alaska/Canada are Himalayan in scale. Remote, cold and daunting, these ranges have offered some of the largest challenges in Alpinism. His personal quest covers 30 years and 17 first ascents and 34 expeditions. Alaska continues to be one of the primary crucibles of Alpine climbing.
- SALA BBK
Tuesday, December 12, at 17:30
Kilian: Killian is considered as being the best mountain runner, however he doesn´t consider himself to be so. Accompany him on what is a new field of play while in Norway, he tries to ski and run the Seven Summits of Romsdalen in one single day and cover a 77 KM route with 9000m of elevation gain.