Dates: Wednesday 24, Thursday 25 and Friday April 26 / 4:00 pm
Location: Museo de Antioquia – Auditorium Meeting House / Carrera 52A No. 51A-29
Organizers: Museum of Antioquia, French Embassy in Colombia, Medellin Alliance Francaise
Reports: Alliance Francaise 444 2620 Ext. 107
Wednesday, April 24 / 4:00 pm
– A DRYCountry: Mexico Year: 2011 Director: Andreas Mandragora Duration: 02 ‘ Language: dumb
A cute creature facing the greed in their environment. Nobody knows what you have until you lose it …
– WATER CHILDRENCountry: Spain Year: 2006 Director: Haro Moon Duration: 16 ‘ Language: Spanish Type: documentary
Children tell their story, a story that is repeated every day. Their voices bear witness to the lives of the majority of Salvadoran children, always in relation to water or better yet, in relation to the lack of water and the constant search of this precious and limited resource.
– WATER AGAINSTCountry: Mexico Year: 2010 Director: Alejandro Alarcon Duration: 26 ‘ Language: Spanish Type: documentary
A documentary film that presents the environmental conditions of depression San Cristobal.
– WATER HARVESTINGCountry: Mexico Year: 2011 Director: Ximena Urrutia Duration: 10 ‘ Language: Spanish Type: documentary
Everyone talks about the problem of water but few talk about solutions that are in front of us.
– IN SEARCH OF WATERCountry: Peru Year: 2011 Director: Lupe Sanchez & Erika Cienfuegos Benites Salvatierra Duration: 15 ‘ Language: English Subtitles: Spanish Type: documentary
This film tells the story of Antonia, a girl of 8 years living in “Battle of Ayacucho”, one of the poorest in the district of San Juan de Miraflores in Lima, Peru neighborhoods.
Thursday April 25 / 4:00 pm
– PERFECT BOBBINCountry: Argentina Year: 2008 Director: Walter Tournier Duration: 7.02 ‘ Language: Spanish Type: documentary
These animated films often raise very simple solutions that have always been in front of our eyes.
– ASSOCIATION “WATER FOR ALL”Country: Mexico Year: 2011 Director: Fabian Cordero Duration: 17 ‘ Language: Spanish Type: documentary
This documentary proposes an analysis of the process of cooperation and excellent results in the construction of water systems to small-scale private and community resources in Cochabamba, Bolivia.
– FRESH WATER LANDCountry: Venezuela Year: 2005 Director: Ana Cristina Henriquez Duration: 50 ‘ Language: Spanish Type: documentary
Filmed in Venezuela, “Fresh Water Land” presents the humid environment bordering the River Orinoco. With magnificent images and interviews with local communities, this film presents a glimpse of the value of these marshes are the largest ecosystem in South America Foreshore. Now, their fragility makes an increasingly rare resource at risk: fresh water.
Friday, April 26 / 4:00 pm
Closing the festival with the screening “the world’s thirst” by Yann Arthus Bertrand.
World Thirst Yann Arthus BertrandCountry: France Year: 2011 Director: Baptiste Rouget-Luchaine, Thierry Piantanida Duration: 90 ‘ Language: Spanish Type: documentary
This documentary, directed by the famous French photographer Yann Arthus-Bertrand, was conducted to sensitize the world about water issues and their sanitation.
In fact, 783 million, 11% of the world’s population still lack access to safe drinking water and 2.5 billion people lack toilets. At the beginning of the century, the rapid development of high-population countries, environmental degradation and climate change, threatening the water supply and therefore the world’s food supply. “The Thirsty World” reveals the mysterious and fascinating world of fresh water, with spectacular aerial tours in inaccessible areas and filmed on rare occasions, such as southern Sudan and northern Congo, viewers discover the most beautiful landscapes our planet, lakes, rivers and wetlands, designed for water.