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2010 | PERU HD | Documentary | 22min

D. / E.: János Richter | P.: ZeLIG

A barren rock island off the coast of Peru. No soil, no water, but hundreds of thousands of birds. For a period of ten years, only two guards may live on Guañape Sur. In the eleventh year though, hundreds of workers arrive for the harvest of the birds' excrement.


at International Film School Festival Munich | Germany

*CAMERIMAGE 2010 - 18th Edition of the Intl. Film Festival of the Art of Cinematography | Poland


*WINNER at SILVERDOCS | AFI/Discovery Channel Doc Festival - Sterling Award for Best Short Film | US

*WINNER at Festival Internacional de Cine de Monterrey – Best intl. Short Documentary | Mexico

*WINNER at River Film Festival - Premio Miglior Documentario - Best Documentary, Padova | Italy

*Second Place at DONOSTIA - San Sebastián International Film Festival | Spain

*IDFA - Intl. Documentary Film Festival | Netherlands

*HOT DOCS - Intl. Documentary Film Festival | Canada

*VISIONS DU RÉEL 2011 - Festival De Cinema | Swiss

*TRUE / FALSE Film Fest Columbia 2011 | US

*Thessaloniki 13th intl. Doc Festival 2011 | Greece

*Hot Springs Documentary Filmfestival | US

*Message 2 Man International Film Festival | Russia

*Marget Mead Film Festival | NY

*VERA Filmfestival 2011 | Åland Islands

*CIFF - Camden International Filmfestival | US

*DOXITA - traveling Festival of Doc Films 2011 | US

*LIDF - London Intl. Documentary Festival 2011 | UK

*IX GDANSK Docfilm Festival 2011 | Poland

*BELGRADE Doc and Short Film Festival 2011 | Serbia

*DOK.fest Festival of Doc Films Munich 2011 | Germany

*8 1⁄2 - Festa Do Cinema Italiano 2011 | Portugal

*Trento Film Festival 2011 | Italy

*Internationales KurzFilmFestival Hamburg | Germany

*Bellaria Film Festival Doc 2011 | Italy

*Herceg Novi Doc Festival | Bosnia / Herzegovina

*Festival Intl. du Film Insulaire, Port-Lay | Île de Groix

*I've Seen Films, Milano | Italy

*MilanoFilmFestival | Italy

*Sapporo Short Fest - International Competition | Japan

*Cinemaissí, Helsinki | Finland

*Lussas Film Festival | France

*Festival International Jean Rouch, Paris | France

*Festival Intl. du Film Insulaire de Groix | France

*FLAHERTIANA - XI Intl. Doc Film Festival | Russia

*Persistence Resistance-Edge of Visual Narrative | India

*Pärnu intl. Documentary Film Festival | Estonia

*Doclisboa International Film Festival | Portugal

*dokumentART Doc filmfestival | Germany / Poland

Sheffield Doc/Fest Videotheque | UK

Berlinale-European Film Market | Germany

IDFA-Docs for Sale | Netherlands

Broadcaster YLE | Finland

Distributed Worldwide by Icarus (New York) and Andana Films (France)

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