Film series “Water Stories” at the Museum of Antioquia

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

Free entry

Projections

Wednesday, April 24 / 4:00 pm

A DRY

Country: Mexico
Year: 2011
Director: Andreas Mandragora Duration: 02 ‘ Language: dumb

Type: documentary

A cute creature facing the greed in their environment. Nobody knows what you have until you lose it …

WATER CHILDREN

Country: 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.

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WATER AGAINST

Country: 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 HARVESTING

Country: 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.

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IN SEARCH OF WATER

Country: 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 BOBBIN

Country: 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 LAND

Country: 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 Bertrand

Country: 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.