OFFICIAL SELECTION, WORLD PREMIERE
KATHMANDU INTERNATIONAL MOUNTAIN FILM FESTIVAL: KATHMANDU, NEPAL - DECEMBER 14TH 2014
(NOT IN COMPETITION)
Extreme sports, adventure, religion, or distinct cultural practices, human beings relate with mountains in a myriad of ways. In a world whose character and landscapes are rapidly changing, our relationship with mountains is only getting broader, subtler, and more intricate. The growing diversity and complexity of this relationship is what Kathmandu International Mountain Film Festival (KIMFF) seeks to explore.
BEST DOCUMENTARY FEATURE
Silver Springs International Film Festival/Equus Film Festival: Florida, USA - April 10th, 2015
The Silver Springs International Film Festival is a colorful cultural event set in an area known as "The Kingdom of the Sun" and "Horse Capital of the World”. For nearly 100 years, moviemakers have journeyed to Silver Springs to capture old wild Florida on the big screen, and the region is steeped with movie-rich history.
CINE POBRE FILM FESTIVAL: MEXICO - MAY 5-7TH, 2015
Building bridges based on the belief that film becomes art when its materials are as inexpensive as pencil & paper. Cine Pobre is the 100% cartel-free intersection of culture and capabilities.
TRAVELING KIMFF BEST OF FESTIVAL: LAZIMPAT, NEPAL - MAY 6TH, 2015
PAKISTAN INTERNATIONAL MOUNTAIN FILM FESTIVAL: LAHORE, PAKISTAN - MAY 20TH, 2015
Pakistan International Mountain Film Festival (PIMFF) will be the first event of its kind that will be held in Lahore on 13th and 14th June 2015. The mountain film festivals on this scale promote mountain tourism, awareness about environmental issues, affinity for foreign cultures and help project a positive image of the country.
HIMALAYAN INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL: SEATTLE - U.S.A - AUGUST 22-23RD, 2015
HIMIFF is screening films that celebrate the rich and diverse cultures of the landscape and people living across the Himalayan region.In association with Seattle Center’s Tibet Fest.
ZAKOPANE MOUNTAIN FILM FESTIVAL: POLAND - SEPTEMBER 2-6, 2015
(NOT IN COMPETITION)
The Festival features films of mountaineering, adventure, culture, nature, and social and human rights issues and is committed to promoting mountain culture, encouraging development in film-making and creating an annual meeting point in September each year for a broad spectrum of participants.
MATSALU NATURE FILM FESTIVAL: ESTONIA - SEPTEMBER 16-20, 2015
The festival showcases a wide variety of international films about nature, wildlife, adventures, expeditions, environment, sustainability, biodiversity, conservation - films that depict nature in its diversity and films about the coexistence of man and nature.
WINNER OF JURY AWARD:
BEST VISUAL PRESENTATION OF INTANGIBLE CULTURAL HERITAGE
International Festival Of Ethnological Film: Belgrade, Serbia - October 6-11, 2015
The International Festival of Ethnological Film has for decades been one of the major programs of the Ethnographic Museum in Belgrade, showcasing film that takes us to the most hidden of communities and cultures all over the planet.
INTERNATIONAL MOUNTAIN FILM FESTIVAL TEGERNSEE: BAVARIA, GERMANY - 24TH OCTOBER 2015
Showing 30 films daily in six auditoriums, IMFFT screens breathtaking adventures on ice and rock, grandiose images & impressive landscapes. The films show in the picturesque scenery of Lake Tegernsee, where the first Alpine peaks also await.
OFFICIAL SELECTION AND FUNDRAISER
VANCOUVER INTERNATIONAL MOUNTAIN FILM FESTIVAL: VANCOUVER, CANADA NOVEMBER 14TH
To provide the outdoor communities of Vancouver and the Pacific North-West with international films and presentations on the topics of mountain culture and mountain sports. The Festival also creates a platform for the exchange of ideas between filmmakers, outdoor activists, and the public, while at the same time supporting the most artistic and effective ways of communicating outdoor-related issues. VIMFF is a not-for-profit organisation.
FESTIVAL DIRECTORS CHOICE AWARD
Equus Film Festival: New York, USA - November 20-22, 2015
The Equus Film Festival highlights, acknowledges and awards the diverse and creative efforts of those who artistically pay homage to the horse.They are the world’s premier showcase for domestic and international feature films, documentaries and shorts, in which the horse is put center stage.
Yosemite International Film Festival: USA - November 2015
YIFF’s mission is to recognize and award progressive, eye-opening, independent cinema and writing of all genres and to foster an appreciation and understanding toward the preservation and majesty of our natural world.
BANSKO MOUNTAIN FILM FEST: BANSKO, BULGARIA- NOVEMBER 25-29, 2015
Mountains are not only nature’s playground for practicing many mountain-related sports, they are also a source of inspiration of aesthetic delight. The most spectacular are often located in some of the world’s poorest countries and sometimes they are a battleground. Bansko's mission is to explore this spectrum through film and lecture.
AL JAZEERA INTERNATIONAL DOCUMENTARY FESTIVAL: DOHA, QATAR
NOVEMBER 26-29 2015
In its 11th year, this has become the most distinguished documentary festival in the Arab world and showcases a wide range of documentary films that discuss humanitarian, social, economic, and political issues.
DHAKA INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL: DHAKA, BANGLADESH - JANUARY 14-22, 2016
"Better Film, Better Audience, Better Society." The DIFF is the most prestigious film event in Bangladesh and, to a great extent, has helped shape an increasingly healthy and positive national film culture. The festival has also created space for young and aspiring filmmakers in Bangladesh and larger South Asia to connect with global artistic trends.
FESTIVAL GORNIŠKEGA FILMA DOMŽALE: SLOVENIA - FEBRUARY 16-18, 2016
The Festival gorniškega filma is organized by the Društvo za gorsko kulturo and aims to promote mountain culture and films about mountains.
LLANBERIS MOUNTAIN FILM FESTIVAL: WALES, UK - 4-6 MARCH, 2016
The Llanberis Mountain Film Festival (LLAMFF) was born in the mountains of Snowdonia and they advocate and educate towards an awareness and conservation of the physical and natural environment.
Himalayan Film Festival: San Francisco, USA - MAy 14th, 2016
Films from the roof of the world. Proceeds to benefit Bay Area 501 c3 organization Sahayeta.
Equinale Film FestivaL: HAMBURG AREA, GERMANY - JUNE 25th, 2016
Horses have been a vital part of the history of mankind, and today still play a vital role. The horse is part of an emotional and historical connection that transcends time.
Nepal Tourism Board, Kathmandu, Nepal
March 4th, 2016
Bikalpa Arts Center, Kathmandu, Nepal
March 9th, 2016
Jampaling Tibetan Resettlement Camp, Pokhara, Nepal
March 26th, 2016
The International Mountain Museum, Pokhara, Nepal
March 25th, 2016
Nepal Tourism Board, Pokhara, Nepal
April 11th, 2016
Nepal Mountaineering Association, Kathmandu, Nepal
April 18th, 2016