Environmental films from Ecuador, the UK and Brazil win Ecuador Film Festival

The film “River Life” by Ecuadorian directors Jorge Juan Anhalzer and Naya Andrade won the award for best national production.

Four environmental films to Ecuador, United kingdom And Brazil They won during the ninth edition of Ecodor FestivalWho presented the prizes: Let us be the voice of natureI reported this Saturday Organizers It’s a statement.

he International Environmental Film Festival It was developed in Keto Follower From 9 to 19 May And the documentary film Recently released: River lifeFrom Ecuadorian directors Jorge Juan Anhalzer And Naya AndradeI received the prize how The best national production.

Awards presented by the festival’s programming committee were also recognized Best short film To production Yoko Kofanl Andy Nixonwhich depicts the creation of Aboriginal ranger From the community I Kofan, from Senangweon the banks AguaricoIn the Ecuadorian AmazonTo protect their lands.

The title of best feature film went to the Brazilian film: Step quietly on the floorfrom the director Marcus Colon.

This collects stories Katya, leader of the Akrātikatêjê people; Manuel, the mayor of the city MundurukuAnd Jose Manoyamaa teacher of Kokama origin and with them Defense for him province Before Illegal mining And the Elimination of Forests.

Fourth Prize recognized: Billy and Molly: A Love Story, how the best movie From the festival.

From the director Charlie Hamilton Jamesthis movie United kingdom He appears A touching love story Between one Wild otter And a manset forth in Outlying Scottish islands to Shetland.

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more than 3000 people They met at the cinema House of Culture During different mission And Cinema forums That they have 28 expertsbetween them, Environmental specialistsAnd managers and Audio-visual filmmakers.

They have been predicted 30 productions to 14 countrieshow Nicaragua, United States, Brazil, Costa Rica, Austria, Ecuador, Mexico, Spain, Germany, Colombia, Italy, France, Australia and the United Kingdom.

Ricardo CentenoThe festival director noted:

“During these days, we had the honor of presenting 13 premieres in Ecuador; two premieres in Latin America and two world premieres, where the short film “El Oso Andino” by Ecuadorians Fernanda Gallardo and Jorge Pérez Gago stood out.” Reported Ricardo Centeno, Festival Director.

Ecodor It is done from 2016 via without interruption With the aim of contributing to Create From one Environmental culture In the country through cinema, with new movies Dealing Global challenges And local.

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