We’re very happy to announce that Mi Chacra has been awarded the prize for Best Film on Mountain Culture at the 2011 Kendal Mountain Film Festival in Kendal, England. The film screened at the festival, described as “by far the largest and most varied event of its type in Europe and it’s the main [...]
Its been a while since our last post, so here’s a recap of recent news and a few announcements of upcoming screenings.
Nearly two years since its world premiere, Mi Chacra continues to screen at festivals around the world.
This past spring, the film toured Europe, screening at festivals in Turkey, Croatia, Slovenia, Italy, France and Russia. [...]
We are very happy to announce that Mi Chacra will have its world television premiere next week on the French/German station ARTE as part of the channel’s ‘Faraway Places’ series. The broadcast will be May 26th at 4:40pm, and will be the 52 minute made-for-television version of the film. There will be a follow-broadcast on [...]
We are very happy to announce that Mi Chacra will be screening at the upcoming Native American Film & Video Festival at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian in New York City. From the festival’s website:
This year we present a focus on “Mother Earth in Crisis” emphasizing Native [...]
We’re happy to announce that the Mi Chacra DVD is now available here. The DVD includes the feature length version of the film, optional English and Spanish subtitles, and extras including excerpts from interviews with Feliciano and additional scenes.
The extras include two extended interviews with Feliciano: one in which he discusses his father [...]
The Banff Centre will present an encore presentation of Mi Chacra on Saturday, January 29 at 7:30pm in the Max Bell Auditorium in Banff, Alberta. In February, the film will screen at the Boise Contemporary Theater in Boise, Idaho on Wednesday the 23rd at 7:00pm, and on the 27th at 5:00pm at the Northwest Film [...]
After a great screening and a warm reception at the Banff Centre on October 30th, Mi Chacra was awarded the festival’s Grand Prize at last night’s awards ceremony.
An excerpt from the festival’s press release:
“This story is beautifully told,” says Film Festival jury member Eric Valli. “The filmmaker has a deep understanding of his subject, [...]
October and November will be busy months for Mi Chacra. The film will be screening at five festivals in five countries. It’s a great honor to be invited to each of these events, and I’m looking forward to sharing the film with such a diverse array of audiences.
First up will be the Taiwan International Documentary [...]
We are very happy to announce that Mi Chacra’s Canadian Premiere will be held at the upcoming Calgary International Film Festival. The film will screen as part of the festival’s Beyond Borders series on Monday, September 27th at 2:00pm at the Emmedia Gallery. For more information, visit the festival website here.
A recent article in the Bozeman Daily Chronicle about the film.