This is the Mendi Tour selection, the best of Bilbao Mendi Film Festival 2017, with "the movie of the Year", the Grand Prize and Audience Award of the 10th edition: Dirtbag: The Legend of Fred Beckey, and "the breathtaking" Mountain, Special Mention of the Jury.
The international mountain activity photography contest CVCEPHOTO promoted by the Club Vasco de Camping Elkartea of Donostia-San Sebastián, has opened the registration period for its 4th edition.
Among the prizes offered, the Bilbao Mendi Film Festival Poster Award, worth 700 euros and the honor of being the official image of the 2018 edition of the Mendi Film Festival, is announced for the second consecutive year.
'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.