Mendi Film will reunite the Navarrese and Polish mountaineers of Shakhaur'76 45 years later at the Opening Ceremony on December 4th
The story began in 1976 when a group of young mountaineers set off in two fully loaded travel in Jeeps from Pamplona's Town Hall square to the Hindu Kush mountain range in Afghanistan. It was an expedition full of adventure, discovery and exoticism that culminated in a successful ascent to the summit of the 7,116-metre peak of Shakhaur. It was "the first Basque seven-thousander", a milestone in the history of our Himalayan climbing.
Hillary, La Pedriza, Everest’88, Mulero, Iñurrategi, Le Menestrel, Seb Montaz… el the beste mountain films are back to Madrid-Cines Golem from the 4th to 7th of October
The long-awaited return of the Mendi Tour to Madrid is here. The rope-team formed by the BBK Mendi Film Bilbao-Bizkaia festival and the Golem Madrid Cinemas, has once again the sponsorship of the RSEA Peñalara and the outdoor brand Ternua, taking up this essential event for mountain and mountain lovers. nature activities, and also for fans of documentary cinema, which is now in its 7th edition in the capital.
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.