And the winner is… FREE SOLO!!!

The best Documentary Feature Oscar that went to FREE SOLO marks a very important moment for mountain cinema!. This award is the result of an incredible climbing of Alex Honnold and an exceptional cinematographic work by Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi, Jimmy Chin and their crew. Never before, mountain cinema, has attracted such large audiences. The work of the IAMF and its members is a long-term contribution to increasing public attention to mountain film. This is a fantastic prize for mountain world!

Free Solo won several important awards at IAMF festivals in 2018-2019:

  • Banff Mountain Film and Book Festival 2018 (Canada). Best Climbing Film.
  • Dutch Mountain Film Festival – DMFF 2018 (The Netherlands). Best documentary.
  • Mountainfilm International Filmfestival Graz 2018 (Austria).
  • Kendall Mountain Festival 2018 (Great Britain). Grand Prize.
  • Krakow Mountain Festival 2018 (Poland). Grand Prize. The festival became IAMF member in December 2018.
  • Bilbao Mendi Film Festival 2018 (Spain). Best Cinematography award and Audience award.
  • Festival Gorniskega Filma 2019 (Slovenia). Best Climbing Film.

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