BBK Mendi Film Bilbao-Bizkaia
BBK MENDI FILM BILBAO BIZKAIA International Mountain and Adventure Film Festival is an international benchmark for the mountain film genre. The event is a result of the collaboration between the Mendi Film Festival Elkartea and BBK and provides a showcase for the very best mountaineering, extreme sports, adventure and nature films.

The BBK Mendi Film Bilbao-Bizkaia is a plural festival. Throughout the year the Mendi Tour becomes the itinerant exhibition of the best films of the festival, which starting from Euskadi reaches more than 50 locations and movie theaters in Spain. And around the film festival itself, on December dates, multiple photographic and artistic exhibitions, conferences and talks, concerts, and tributes are organized, which have as a common link the Mountain Culture.

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Mendi Tour, BBK Mendi Film

The Mendi Tour is an exhibition that brings together the most outstanding films from the latest BBK Mendi Film Bilbao-Bizkaia. The tour is held in single-day formats or over various days and municipalities, mountain federations and groups, cultural associations, schools and colleges, and other kinds of organisations take part in it. The aim of this tour is to reach cinema and mountaineering enthusiasts and it visited 50 towns in its latest edition. The tour provides the people who are attending with the possibility of exclusively watching films that have won awards and been acclaimed all over the world.

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Exhibitions the BBK Mendi Film Bilbao-Bizkaia

Several exhibitions take place in Bilbao within the framework of the BBK Mendi Film Bilbao-Bizkaia. From Bilbao Metro and Eusko Trenbide Sarea stations, to the Ensanche Building, the Rekalde and Ondare Rooms, the Euskal Museoa-Basque Museum and Itsasmuseum, shop windows of the Old Town… Bilbao breathes Mendi all over the city: the awarded works of the CVCEPHOTO contest, monographic works by different photographers, comics of the festival’s own editorial line, books presented in it…

BBK Mendi Film Bilbao-Bizkaia Awards

The Festival currently distributes (2022) 13 fixed prizes with a total endowment of 24,000 euros, and their corresponding trophies ‘Eguzkilore’ and ‘Txalaparta’.

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Along with these awards, the festival also awards the WOP – Mendi Film Award, an annual award in recognition of the defense and transmission of the social values of mountaineering.

WOP – MENDIFILM AWARD