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The 20th NZ Mountain Film and Book Festival presents a wide range of films, guest speakers, workshops and presentations from inspirational adventurers.
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Friday, June 24, 2022

The NZ Mountain Film & Book Festival is a non-profit charitable trust and a registered charity (#CC49344).

The trust aims to promote, through its annual mountain film and book festival, healthy and active lifestyles, encourage youth to make small safe adventures in the outdoors, to inspire people to reach their full potential, to work cooperatively with others in the youth development area, to help people with disabilities get into outdoor activities and to promote NZ arts, film, culture, environment and outdoor lifestyles. 

The festival provides an opportunity for filmmakers and authors to showcase their work, receive merit and win cash prizes. Their films and books tell stories of adventure sports, foreign cultures, remote travel and environmental issues. The 6-day event is a celebration of adventurous sports and lifestyles presented for adventurers, film and book enthusiasts and armchair adventurers. 

Founded by Wanaka locals Mark and Jo Sedon, 2022 marks the festival’s 20th anniversary.