26. 03. 2018, comments: 0, views 803x
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. 12. 2017, comments: 0, views 1264x
11. decembra (TASR) - Slovenský dokument Sloboda pod nákladom má na svojom konte ďalšie ocenenie. Snímka Pavla Barabáša bodovala na 15. ročníku Medzinárodného festivalu outdoorových filmov (MFOF), ktorý sa konal v 54 mestách v Česku a na Slovensku od 6. októbra do 9. decembra.
29. 09. 2017, comments: 0, views 1913x
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. The President of the Jury Piotr Pustelnik together with the Jury members Marek Arcimowicz, Marek Kłosowicz and Darek Zaluski announced the winners of the Film Competition 2017: Grand Prize: 'Freedom Under Load' directed by Pavol Barabas
The jury of the 2nd UMFF - Ulju Mountain Film Festival unanimously gives the Grand Prize to the beautiful Freedom under Load by Pavol Barabáš. This film shows love, freedom and independence, subtlety, and delicacy. This year, we are proud to announce 30 films selected out of 260 films from 31 countries, which marks an increase in the number of submissions compared to the previous year's total of 183. more
20. 09. 2017, comments: 0, views 1410x
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. 08. 2017, comments: 0, views 1359x
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. 03. 2017, comments: 0, views 2019x
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."
19. 02. 2017, comments: 0, views 2175x
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.
Quote from Joni Cooper - jury member:
"Exquisite in both image and pace, this film opened our eyes to a tradition that has not been abandoned despite contemporary methods. It took us along step by step, so we could experience the wisdom being shared, listen to the sounds and silence, and appreciate the immense beauty along the way." more
17. 12. 2016, comments: 0, views 2726x
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
05. 12. 2016, comments: 0, views 2479x
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. 11. 2016, comments: 0, views 2461x
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