25 Years St. Anton Film Festival

”Mountains, People, Adventure“ Film Festival celebrates its 25th anniversary in St. Anton am Arlberg in late summer this year. The international mountaineering elite will convene in St. Anton am Arlberg from 28th to 31st August 2019 to offer an exciting insight into expeditions that have taken place around the globe. A total of 20 screenings will be made, twelve of them premieres. St. Anton Film Festival has firmly established itself as a hot spot for the outdoor film scene over the past 25 years. The atmosphere of a professional major event combined with a family atmosphere impresses guests and locals time and again, with the festival garnering record numbers of visitors last year. In addition to films with fascinating imagery, international endurance athletes, directors and impressive personalities talk live about their experiences and adventures and comment on their films. The entertainment begins each evening at 20 hrs.

St. Anton Film Festival
St. Anton Film Festival ©Simon Rainer

“Mountains, People, Adventure”
It all starts with a review of the history of the event, while excerpts of formative works from the past 25 years flicker across the screen in the Arlberg WellCom event centre. In addition to a total of 20 screenings (12 premieres), St. Anton Film Festival welcomes protagonists such as ice climbing world champion Angelika Rainer, alpinists Michi Wohlleben and Robert Jasper, freeride world champion Nadine Wallner and kayaker Adrian Mattern. Visitors can see the Kilimanjaro documentary "Mbuzi Dume - Strong Goat" with the one-legged mountaineer Tom Belz, who will be on hand to review his story live. The snowboard film "Through Darkness" was made on ice-cold Norwegian polar nights by Manuela Mandl, amongst others, who will also be present at her world premiere in St. Anton am Arlberg.
Date: 28th to 31st August from 20 hrs each evening at Arlberg WellCom. Tickets cost € 15 /pers. at the door; tickets that cover all festival days are available for € 45.