Eleonora Isunza

Eleonora started to work from 1988 at the Radio and Television Institute of Morelos as a writer, producer and presenter. In 2009, she co-founded Cinema Planeta, the International Festival of Environmental Films of Mexico which she has co-directed ever since. From 2011 to 2013, she hosted a film program on the news channel TVC Ambientales. She is founder and board member of the Green Film Network as well as the Culture Seminar of Mexico, Chapter Cuernavaca, and the Mexican Film Festivals Network. Since 2010, she´s ben part of juries for environmental film festivals in France, Italy, Brazil, and Portugal. In 2016, produced and co-directed her first feature film “Nahui Ollin, Sol de Movimiento,” which deals with the topic of climate change in Mexico. In 2018, she once again brings attention to the impact of climate change with her documentary “El mar incendiado” (The burnt sea). She starts with several activists in Morelos the anti-plastics group with which it has been possible to ban single use plastic, polystyrene, straws and plastic bags in her region and 29 of the 32 states of the country.