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CinemAmbiente

20th CinemAmbiente, upcoming deadline

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The 20th edition of CinemAmbiente – Environmental Film Festival will take place in Turin, Italy from May, 31st to June, 5th. Submissions are open to environmental films produced after January 2015. The deadline is March, 31st 2017
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19th One World Human Rights Documentary Film Festival (Prague, Czech Republic)

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One World Human Rights Documentary Film Festival will be held in Prague, Czech Republic from 6th to 15th March 2017, and after 11 days in Prague the festival will move to 32 other cities around the Czech Republic.
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‘Undune’, the unexpected potential of our excreta

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There is a treasure that many of us unconsciously waste, a free resource which can help us giving a very personal contribution to the environmental protection: our faeces, a natural cycle product that can have extraordinary effects once back to nature.
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Landfill Harmonic, the story of the recycled orchestra wins the Green Film Network Award 2016

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A group of kids who needs a chance, two men who have a good idea, a rabblement of trash transformed into instruments that can produce high level music: the story of the documentary film Landfill Harmonic and the Recycled Orchestra of Paraguay is touching, and beautiful.
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'The Birth of Saké', discovering an ancient tradition

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A little group of workers carries on an handcrafted and millenary tradition, very distant from the hectic rhythms and from the mass production. Their hard work and their life are the crux of “The Birth of Sakè”.
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Commercial interests and respect of ecosystems: goods traveling 'Across The Alps'

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Interview with Giancarlo Bertalero and Filippo Ciardi, directors of the documentary film "Across The Alps".
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La Jeune Fille Et Les Typhons, global warming has the voice of an adolescent girl

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In the documentary film by Christoph Schwaiger "La Jeune Fille Et Les Typhons", Marinel leads the audience across her devastated island, meeting those who work to protect the archipelago.
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La lunga strada gialla, a trip through a resilient Italy

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A unique trip of its kind, riding a mule through the South of Italy, which is active and virtuous, but too often forgotten, penalized and underestimated.
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The Power of Home: the director Holly Morris recounts The Babushkas of Chernobyl

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Who are the babushkas (a Russian word that means 'grandmother’ but also refers to 'old countrywomen’) and why telling their story?
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‘When Two Worlds Collide’, the tragic price of development

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Directed by Heidi Brandenburg and Mathew Orzel, ‘When Two Worlds Collide” shows the impact of the mining politics on the Peruvian Amazon rainforest.