Successful edition of the BBK Mendi Film Bilbao-Bizkaia festival with the support of cinema and mountain lovers
Eduardo Martínez and Jabier Baraiazarra, President and Director of the BBK Mendi Film Bilbao Bizkaia at the closing ceremony of the 13th edition
Bilbao, 14th December 2020. The BBK Mendi Film Bilbao-Bizkaia International Mountain Film Festival has successfully celebrated its 13th edition. A total of 5,578 people have attended the screenings at Euskalduna, at Sala BBK and at the Golem cinemas in Bilbao.
The film of the Hillary's last grand expedition wins the Grand Prize of the BBK Mendi Film Bilbao-Bizkaia mountain film festival
The film "Hillary - Ocean to Sky" is the Grad Prize of the 13th edition of the BBK Mendi Film Bilbao-Bizkaia mountain film festival. The film directed by Michael Dillon is about Sir Edmund Hillary's last grand expedition Ocean to Sky, where he embarks on a journey from the ocean, ascending the sacred waters of the Ganges in motorboats, to reach the virgin peak of Akash Parbat in the Himalaya.
Mendi Film meeting point of cinema and the mountain culture in Bilbao and virtually all over the world
The BBK Mendi Film Bilbao-Bizkaia mountain film festival started with a massive support of spectators. During the first three days of the festival, the sessions of the Euskalduna Palace and the Sala BBK were sold out, and the Golem Cinemas had a constant and numerous assistance too. 2000 spectators attended the face-to-face sessions, overcoming all the measures of the pandemic.