Bulgaria Hosts International Festival of Mountain Cinema

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Bulgaria: Bulgaria Hosts International Festival of Mountain Cinema The 10th International festival of the Mountaineers Cinema starts Wednesday. Photo by Bansko Film Fest

The Bulgarian ski resort Bansko hosts the 10th International festival of the Mountaineers Cinema starting Wednesday, with exciting guests attending.

The festival will be screening some of the most recent and exciting films about mountain people, sports, environment, cultures and societies.

A total of 100 movies will be shown, 40 of which will compete in the official selection. The movies are from over 20 countries all across the world.

Slovenian Davo Karnicar, an extreme skier and the first man who skied from all 7 continent highest peaks will attend the event, as well Norwegian professional adventurer Cecilie Skog, the only woman in the world who has climbed the highest peaks of all continents will attend the event.

Manuela Di Centa, an Italian cross-country skier and the first Italian woman to climb Mount Everest and Alex Huber, one of the most renowned successful climbers and mountaineers will also be in Bansko for the event.

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