NIVES MEROI HONORARY MEMBER OF TRENTO FILM FESTIVAL

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The first woman to be named an honorary member of the influential film festival of Trentino

Nives Meroi is the first woman to be nominated honorary member of the Trento Film Festival. The decision was taken by the shareholders of the Festival in these days of November. This is an important nomination: Nives Meroi is considered one of the strongest climbers in the world. With her husband Romano Benet, has climbed 12 of the 14 8000 of the Earth. She was the first woman to have climbed in 2003, just in twenty days, three 8000.

The climber has greeted the news with great joy: "I did not expect such an honor that fills me with joy."

All other honorary members of the Trento Film Festival are males: Erich Abram, Armando Auctions, Christian Bonington, Kurt Diemberger Cesare Maestri, Sergio Martini, Pierre Mazeaud, Roberto Sorgato.

November 11, 2014