Mothers of the Land
プロデューサー：Alvaro SARMIENTO, Diego SARMIENTO /
監督：Alvaro SARMIENTO, Diego SARMIENTO /
"Mothers of the Land" accompanies five women from the Andean highlands in their daily struggle to maintain a traditional and organic way of working the land. In the Andean Cosmovision, women and earth are strongly interrelated. Both, a women’s body and the earth’s soil are capable of giving and nurturing life. In the context of an ever-growing industrialization of agriculture, the use of chemical pesticides and genetically modified seeds, but it is women, who, connected to earth through bounds of sisterhood, take on the role of protectors.
Cries of the Crane
プロデューサー・監督：坂本 英樹 / 製作：北海道テレビ放送）
A farmer in Naganuma town in Hokkaido has begun activities to bring back the Japanese crane that had been gone more than 100 years ago. The scheme was to revive the waterlines in the retarding basin created as against flood and to breed cranes. As the vacant land gradually turned into a wetland, different animals came and conversely caused agricultural damage. There were also cases that a photographer with bad manners chased a crane. Meanwhile, two miraculous cranes descended.
株式会社モンベル 常務取締役 広報本部長
プロデューサー・監督：Isaac KING / 製作：Isaac KING）
Screen addiction. Species at risk. Whatever!
A dead tree goes viral, attracting wildlife, a nature lover, and a crowd of online followers.
Animated entirely outside, “WhateverTree” examines our connection to nature in the age of social media, screens, and selfies.
プロデューサー：Carlos De CARVALHO /
監督：Hugo CABY, Antoine DUPRIEZ, Aubin KUBIAK, Lucas LERMYTTE, Zoé DEVISE /
Two polar bears are driven into exile due to global warming. They will encounter brown bears along their journey, with whom they will try to cohabitate.
Village In The Sky
プロデューサー・監督：Film and Television Institute of India /
製作：Film and Television Institute of India）
With neither sufficient drinking water nor irrigation facilities, out of desperation, Bhimrao digs a well to quench his own as well as his farm’s thirst, around which film revolves. This documentary portrays the people of Aagaswadi and their confrontation with drought and other adversities, as well as relations affected by it.
Samosely: The Will – Chapter 6
プロデューサー・監督：豊田 直巳、野田 雅也 /
Iitate Village in Fukushima Prefecture in Japan is the place where all the villagers were evacuated due to radiation pollution. The evacuation order was lifted after six years from the great earthquake. Kenichi Hasegawa, former dairy farmer who lives in a temporary dwelling, is forced to decide whether to return to his hometown. Thereupon he travels to Chernobyl in Russia where has been 30 years after the nuclear accident. What he saw was a town where people disappeared and abandoned houses in a forest. Mr. Hasegawa met Samosely (voluntary returnee) who live in the exclusion zone. He found that Samosely is his future self… Life on the polluted land would force them to “coexist with radioavtivity”, but there is still his home land. His descendants may return to this land in 100 or 200 years. He sow the field with buckwheat seed today for that day. This is the Chapter 6 of Samosely in the Iitate Village who keep the word of last wish of a fellow dairy farmer who lost his life suffered from the nuclear accident left a will as “Please do your best and don’t lose to the nuclear plant”
プロデューサー：Xavier DERIGO /
監督：Gabriel TEJEDOR /
Magnitogorsk is an industrial town, in the heart of Russia that lives in the shadow of its gigantic combine’s rusting smokestacks. Lena, a young mother, daughter of steel workers, teaches salsa, one of the many activities organized by the Kombinat. Sasha found a way to escape from the daily pressure in the steel plant. His Brother, Guenia, and his wife have decided to leave the town and its permanent pollution, the cause of their daughter’s mental handicap.