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2010 | PERU HD | Documentary | 22min

D. / E.: János Richter | P.: ZeLIG

Synopsis
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.

Festivals:

*BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY - Camera Award
at International Film School Festival Munich | Germany

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

*65th FESTIVAL DE CANNES | France

*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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