ASPEA created a short-film competition which aimed to focus on issues related to rivers and streams. This short-film, which won the first place of the General Public category, focus on the river Alvoco, its landscapes, history and culture. This is a river with history, ancestral knowledge, collective experiences, of a rich material and immaterial heritage that the authors try to mirror through the art of sound and image.
Short-film “Mondego River”
“This film had the following awards: Prize Seeds of Science Special 2012 in the Science Gala, 1st prize category Nature and Wildlife at Arrábida Film Festival, 1st prize category Lusófonia-Panorama Regional at Cine’Eco, 3st prize category Documentary at Festival de Curtas Metragens de Faro, Finalist at Madeira Film Festival Transmitted by SIC, Portugal with 31% of share, Exhibition in the Summit RIO+20, United Nations Conference of Sustainable Development, Rio de Janeiro 2012, representing the portuguese biodiversity.
Final Project of my Masters´s Degree in Wildlife Documentary Production from the University of Salford. Film marked with a distinction. Filmed in Portugal during May/June 2011. A voyage by the Mondego river´s wildlife from the mountains to the sea.”
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“Clean water is essential for our health and the environment. The way we use it, pollution and climate change are affecting this precious resource.”
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