Director Steve Robillard’s incredible film K2: Impossible Descent was awarded the Grand Prize NZ Mountain Film and Book Festival.
New Zealand Mountain Film & Book Festival
NAME OF FESTIVAL: New Zealand Mountain Film and Book Festival
WHERE: New Zealand
ABOUT THE FESTIVAL
The NZ Mountain Film and Book Festival presents a wide range of films, guest speakers, workshops and presentations from inspirational adventurers. Our films and books tell stories of adventure sports, foreign cultures, remote travel and environmental issues.
The 9-day event is a celebration of adventurous sports and lifestyles presented for adventurers, film and book enthusiasts and armchair adventurers.
The coronavirus is having a devastating impact on film festivals. San Francisco and RiverRun International Film Festivals have canceled.
The Grand Prize award at the 17th New Zealand Mountain Film and Book Festival went to directors Alastair Lee and Leo Houlding for their film Spectre Expedition – To the End of the Earth.
The New Zealand Mountain Film Festival announced this year’s program and competition winners; “THE SHARK’S FIN” took the Grand Prize of US$1000 and winner of the Best New Zealand film award went to the film Flow Hunters.