Sanctuary

Sanctuary

Section: 
Nemzetközi Filmszemle – Dokumentumfilm - televíziós produkciók/független film
Length: 
74:00
14:59 28. Thursday
Director: 
Álvaro Longoria

Alvaro Longoria is a film director, producer and executive producer. In 1999, Alvaro founded the Madrid based film production company Morena Films with his partners. Sons of the Clouds was his directorial debut, it won a Goya Award. His second documentary as director is The Propaganda Game, it was nominated to a Goya Award. In 2016 Alvaro directed a short documentary named Esperanza, which was also nominated to a Goya Award. In 2018 he released a Netflix Original documentary Two Catalonias.

This is the story of a scientific, political and media campaign dedicated to preserving the last virgin expanse on the planet. It follows the journey of brothers Javier and Carlos Bardem who are using the tools at their disposal to achieve mass awareness and support for this initiative. We will see first-hand how science, politics and social media have brought together almost 3 million people in support of this initiative that ultimately rests in the hands of an international governing body.