The Bilbao Mendi Film Festival, Basque Country’s International Mountain and Adventure sports event has become an international reference. Born in 2008, the festival works during the whole year promoting Mountain Culture through different cities and schools, thanks to an active cultural and mountaineer community.
The competition section of the festival takes part in the third week of December, with the participation of filmmakers, climbers and lecturers from all around the world. The schedule is completed with retrospectives, photography expos, courses and some other activities related to culture and mountain.
Member of the International Alliance for Mountain Film (IAMF) since 2011, its main objective is to preserve and promote mountain cinema in all its facets.