15th Tegernsee International Mountain Film Festival:
Facts, Figures and Dates

18 to 22 October 2017

Hosts and Partners:
City of Tegernsee, Bayerischer Rundfunk (Bavarian Public Broadcasting), Deutscher Alpenverein (German Alpine Club), Tegernseer Tal Tourismus GmbH (Tegernsee Tourism), Bergfilmfreunde Tegernsee e.V. (Tegernsee Friends of Mountain Film)

Dr. Heiner Geißler †

Festival Director:
Michael Pause (Bayerischer Rundfunk)

Main Sponsors:
Bergzeit, Quartier Tegernsee, E-Werk Tegernsee, Petzl, Hotel Der Westerhof, Das Werk

Supported by:
Bayerische Staatsregierung, (Bavarian State Government, District of Upper Bavaria), FFF Bayern (Bavarian Film & TV Funding Corporation)

approx. 6,000 viewers

Films Submitted:
165 productions from 18 countries, 93 of these screened, 85 running for competition

Screenings: Wednesday from 8 pm in 5 venues, Thursday, Friday and Saturday in 6 venues (Barocksaal, Ludwig-Thoma-Saal, Medius, Quirinal, Schalthaus, Sporthalle)

Wednesday, Thursday, Friday:
9.30 am Children’s Cinema at Ludwig-Thoma-Saal
From 12 noon and from 4 pm Nonstop Programme at Schalthaus
5 and 8 pm screenings with live host

10 am and 1.30 pm Nonstop Programme at Schalthaus
5 pm and 8 pm screenings with live host

From 9.30 am: matinee with winning films at Ludwig-Thoma-Saal

Great Prize by the City of Tegernsee

Prize by the German Alpine Club for the Best Alpine Film in the Category “Mountain Experience”

Bergzeit Prize for the Best Film in the Category “Mountain Nature”

Prize for the Best Film in the Category “Mountain Life”, presented by the Tegernseer Erdgas-Versorgungsgesellschaft mbH. & Co. KG

Dr. Otto Guggenbichler Prize for a Junior Film Maker (sponsored by the Guggenbichler Family and AmbulantesBeinCentrum München)

Bayern 2 Audience Prize

Prize for the Best Young Audience Mountain Film

Jury 2017:
Helmut Scheben (Switzerland), Julia Brunner (Austria), Mojca Volkar Trobevšek (Slovenia), Benedikt Kuby (Germany) and Martin Kaufmann (Italy)

Video Room:
Friday and Saturday, 2 to 7 pm, on the first floor of the Rathaus (town hall). Open to journalists and film makers.

Summit Meeting:
Festival Forum at the Rathaus. Meeting point, box office, information and vending stalls, drinks and snacks, Bouldering; wine and cheese tasting, programme with talks, Gipfelbar (Summit Bar)

Online at www.bergfilm-tegernsee.de or from Tourist-Information Tegernsee, Hauptstr. 2,
83684 Tegernsee, Germany, Tel. +49-8022/92738-62.
Also online at www.tegernsee.de, www.muenchenticket.de, from all Tourist Information Centres in the Tegernsee Valley and from München Ticket vendors.

Festival Office:
Internationales Bergfilm-Festival Tegernsee
Rathausplatz 1
83684 Tegernsee
Tel. +49-8022/1801-37 or 53