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Climate crisis and environmental consciousness

    Seven documentary, fiction and animation films that distinctively demonstrate the challenges that humanity faces nowadays due to the non-sustainable human practices on our planet. The tribute is accompanied by film workshops and events that aim to raise environmental awareness in the regional unit of Elis.

    Cloudboy

    Meikeminne Clinckspoor, Belgium-Sweden-Netherlands-Norway, 78́’, 2017

    The city boy Niilas (12) is sent to his mother in Swedish Lapland against his will. The only one succeeding in making contact with him is his new sister Sunnà (11). She takes him on a journey in the magical world of the woods where shy Niilas turns into a wild cloudboy.

    Genekashlu

    Natalia Trzcina, Peru-Argentina-Spain, 10', 2019

    Many children in the jungle are abandoned by their parents, who leave their homes to work at the gold mines or to the cities and they never come back. Mapowa, an eight-year-old girl who lives in the Amazon jungle, with her mother and younger brother, decides to go to the city in search of her father to sing him a song on his birthday.

    Muedra

    Cesar Díaz Meléndez, Spain, 9', 2019

    Life can arise anywhere, nature behaves strangely and days can last for minutes. Although everything is familiar to us, nothing is what it seems in this place. The cycle of life seen from a different perspective.

    The river of the Kukamas / El río de los Kukamas

    Nika Belianina, Peru, 7’, 2018

    Being born from the Spirit of the river, Kukama people have a special connection with the water. The river shrinks and grows throughout the year, affecting the lives of its citizens.

    The silence of the river / El silencio del río

    Francesca Canepa, Peru, 14', 2020

    Juan, a 9-year-old kid, lives with his dad in a floating house across the Amazon River. Through an oneiric journey into the rainforest jungle, he will discover the truth about his dad.

    Tide / Maré

    Joana Rosa Bragança, Portugal, 15', 2019

    Brought by the waves of the sea, a fantastic being of gigantic size discovers a pleasant place of great natural beauty, and makes it his home, becoming the guardian and soul of the place. There, he meets a cheerful little boy with whom he creates a bond of friendship forged in sharing the pleasure that both feel in living in harmony with nature. But one day, peace is threatened by a polluting and noisy tide.

    Ursa, The Song of the Northern Lights / Ursa, Nordlysets Sang

    Norway, 11', 2021

    A little polar bear, Ursa, is alone in the cold dark Arctic and looking for his mum, walking through a blizzard, through icy cold tundra and sharp ice hummocks, towards the northern lights and the magic song. He will reach the edge of the earth looking for his mother.

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