Bilbao Mendi Film Festival
Mountain culture is all over Bilbao these days. The 11th edition kicked off last Friday at the Euskalduna Palace with 1,600 spectators, and all tickets were sold out. At the Opening Ceremony, the movie The Dawn Wall was screened, and we welcomed its main character Tommy Caldwell and director Peter Mortimer.
1600 Mendi fans will enjoy in the Euskalduna Palace with THE DAWN WALL with its protagonist Tommy Caldwell and the director of the film Peter Mortimer.
GOLEM ALHONDIGA cinemas
Tickets will also be available at the Kutxabank multi-service ATMs,
and at the Sala BBK, Golem Alhóndiga cinemas and Euskalduna Conference Centre ticket offices
The Mendi Short 2018 jury, made up of ETB sports director Joseba Urkiola, ETB journalist specialized in extreme and mountain sports, Anartz Agirre, and Mendi Short coordinator and journalist, Naia Díez, has decided that 'Hartz eta Otsoekin lotan' (sleeping with bears and wolves), by Iñaki Atxa, is the winning short film of the fifth edition of the contest.
As in previous years, the 20 CVCEPHOTO award-winning photographs are displayed in some of the Metro Bilbao underground stations (Moyua and Abanto). They will also be displayed in the Sala BBK during the festival. The photographs being exhibited are those that are prize winners of this year’s International Mountain Activity photography competition, which is run by ‘Club Vasco de Camping Elkartea’ from San Sebastian.
Till December 31th the exhibition Mendi bete diru is exposed in the Basque Museum of Bilbao within the framework of the 11th edition of the Bilbao Mendi Film Festival. It is an exhibition produced by EMMOA-Basque Mountaineering Museum, which shows bank bills from around the world illustrated with mountain themes.
Liébana-Potes, november 14th 2018. The Mendi Tour 2018 expedition comes to an end after the successful delivery of the European Mountain Film Days of Liébana-Potes, in Cantabria. In total 14,000 spectators have enjoyed this show of mountain cinema that has hosted 49 locations in Spain through the Bilbao Mendi Film Festival.