Festivals

2. october 2018

Best Film about Mountaineering - Addicted to Altitude

On the 20th of September 2018, at the 23rd edition of Ladek Mountain Festival – the greatest and oldest Polish event of this kind, after watching all the films of 23rd Ladek Mountain Festival's Film Competition, the Jurors decided to award the film Addicted to Altitude as Best Film about Mountaineering: more

26. august 2018

Special Mention Prize for Addicted to Altitude

41 films were selected for the competition at International Mounaineering Festival in Teplice nad Metuji, Czech Republic. 23.-26.8.2018 met all mountaineering funs. International jury awarded the documentery Addicted to Altitude by Special Mention Prize. more

26. march 2018

Best Slovak Documentary Prize for Addicted to Altitude

Almost 50 films were screened at the Mountain and Adventure International Film Festival in Bratislava, 21.-25.3.2018. The jury members: Czech director and cameraman Petr Kašpar, Polish publisher Alek Lwow, and Slovak: director Diana Fabiánová, writer Mária Modrovich, director and climber Miloslav Končok, cameraman Ľudovít Hičár. Literary Fund Prize for the Best Slovak Documentary goes to Addicted Altitude. more


12. december 2017

The best mountain culture film is Freedom under Load

11.12.2017 - the documentary Freedom under Load gets another award. 15th edition of the International Outdoor Films Festival took place in 54 towns of Czech and Slovak republics from 6.10. to 9.12.2017. Freedom under Load was awarded as The Best mountain culture film.  

29. september 2017

2 x Grand Prize: 'Freedom Under Load'

22nd edition of Ladek Mountain Festival – the oldest and the biggest event of its kind in Poland – is history now. Go to our social media profiles to get a glimpse of the emotions and great moments that we shared during those 4 days of September. more

20. september 2017

World Mountain Film Prize Lugano

Freedom under Load was awarded by the prize - World Mountain Prize at the Festival dei Festival in Lugano, Swiss. This festival takes place in September and shows the best mountain films from all over the wolrd awarded with a Grand Prize. Freedom under Load was choosen as the best of them.


15. august 2017

Diable d’Or – cat. « Culture du Monde » for Freedom under Load

Documentary Freedom under Load was awarded at International Mountain Film Festival in in Swiss - FIFAD with the prize Diable d'Or – cat. Culture du Monde. The FIFAD festival took place in Les Diablerets during 5.-12.8.2017 and belongs to the most important festivals of its kind. more

27. march 2017

GRAND PRIX goes to Freedom under Load

18th international mountain and adventure film festival Mountains and City took place in Bratislava, Slovakia, 22.-26.3.2017. GRAND PRIX was given to the documentary Freedom under Load. The statement of the jury: „Outstanding documentary about Tatra´s porters. High quality of the film, and unique porter´s craft, which more a lifestyle than a proffession."
Awarded movies

19. february 2017

Freedom under Load awarded in Canada

The documentary about porters in High Tatras Freedom under Load was awarded in Canada. Vancouver International Mountain Film Festival took place between 10.-19. February and covers all aspects of mountain sports and culture. The film competition was particularly fierce this year with 98 films from around the world. Freedom under Load was awarded as Best Mountain Culture Film. more


17. december 2016

Grand Prix from Bilbao

Freedom under Load has got Grand Prix from Mendi Film Festival in Bilbao, Spain. The members of the jury: Billy Choi - South Corea, Hélios Gracia - France, Jon Garano - Spain, Pawel Wysoczanski- Poland, and Silvo Karo - Slovenia. Their statement: „It's a beautiful film and it offers hope, in a modest way. It's a film about the faith, and the devotion in the wonderful mountains of Tatra. The film offers calm and harmony, both very necessary nowadays". more

5. december 2016

Award from Bulgaria for Freedom under Load

Documentary about old generation of mountain porters in the High Tatras was awarded on Banskofilmfest 2016. Five days marathon of films, presentations, workshops took part on 23.-27.11.2016 in Bansko, Bulgaria. International jury awarded with Grand Prix the film "Solo di Cordata" by italien director Davida Riva more

20. november 2016

Golden and Silver Edelweiss for Freedom under Load

The documentary about mounatin porters in the High Tatras raised interest in the world again. 32nd Torello's International Festival of Mountain and Adventure Films, is one of the most important festivals of its kind in the world. The best films from around the world relating to mountains and mountain culture have been screened and 40 of them entered into competition between 1.-20. November 2016. More than 6000 people visited this festival. Five members of the jury decided that the story about old generation of mountain porters Freedom under Load is the Best Film of the festival - Grand Prize - Golden Edelweiss. The documentary was awarded with Silver Edelweiss - Best Photography - as well. more


7. november 2016

Freedom under Load awarded in Canada

Located in the heart of the Canadian Rockies, the Banff Mountain Film and Book Festival began in 1976 as a one-day event. It has grown to a 9 day long festival held the first week of November each year. 40 years of history, more than 39 thousands audience members and a lot of events. Banff Mountain Film and Book Festival took place 29.11.-6.11.2016. 96 films from all over the world were selected into the international competition. Freedom Under Load has been awarded the prize for Best Film on Mountain Culture. more

23. october 2016

Freedom under Load awarded in Macedonia

International jury of the 6th Mountain Film Festival Eho in Skopje, Macedonia, awarded the film Freedom under Load in the strong competition. "The story about the "porters" of supplies to the mountain huts in the High Tatras is a story about passion narrated with passion. more

20. october 2016

Award for the film Suri

6 th Life Science Film Festival took place in Prague, Czech Republic on 17.-23.10.2016. 28 films from Canada, Great Britain, Germany and other countries were selected for the international competition. Film Suri was awarded by one of the jury´s prizes. more