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SAVAGES IN FOREIGN LANDS

Living isolated from the rest of the world, the Guanches believed they were the only survivors of a terrible natural catastrophe that wiped out humanity - until Spanish sailors stepped on the Canary islands.

More than 2500 years separated the two cultures. 

PROD: UNSEEN MOTIONS LTD

DISTRIBUTION: ZED

 52mins - 1:85.1- English/Spanish

ABOUT:

Over three years in the making project, covering footage from 4 different islands and across the Atlantic Ocean, with 11 interviews from specialists on the subject. Distributed by ZED in Paris, the The film was shown in cinemas in Tenerife (Multicines), Gran Canaria (Monopol) and La Palma (La Casa de la Cultura) in May 2017. The film was also broadcasted on VTV Vietnam  in 2018, Direct+ and Neovision in 2019.

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NOMINATIONS:

  •  I, Filmmaker Festival:  BEST DOCUMENTARY

  •  Wildlife Vaasa festival:  BEST NEWCOMER 

  • Los Angeles Cinefest:  BEST FOREIGN DOC

  • Roma CinemaDoc:  BEST FILM

  • Barcelona Planet Film Festival:  BEST FILM

  • Free Net World Festival:  BEST DOCUMENTARY

  • Festivalito, Canarias:  BEST DOCUMENTARY

  • Hope Film Award:  BEST DOCUMENTARY

  • San-Mauro Film Festival: BEST DOCUMENTARY

  • The Archeology Channel International Film Festival: SPECIAL SCREENING

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Raphael Biss - All rights reserved 2021