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Posted by: In: News 31 Jan 2012 0 comments

The Meeting of Archaeological Films of the Mediterranean… and beyond AGON has just released the titles that will compete in the official section. This year, the festival celebrates its 9th edition in Athens, Greece, from the 8th till the 13th of May. 50 titles from different nationalities, as Greece, Italy, France, the United Kingdom, Egypt, Jordan, Armenia, Kuwait, Poland or Spain, among others have been selected. The festival received 130 works from 23 different countries, and the jury of the festival, made both or experts in the archaeological field and in the film business, have selected two productions by Explora Films as finalist as the best documentary film in Archaeology. The selected titles are “The Celtic Legacy”, that deals with the Celtic culture in Galicia, in Northern Spain and “La Joya and the warriors in the mist”, a film about the mysteries around the Chachapoyas, an ancient Peruvian civilization that got extinct after the invasion of ...

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Posted by: In: News 16 Jan 2012 0 comments

Just as it does every January, Explora Films will attend NATPE, the showcase for international audiovisual content, to present its new documentary productions. Explora presents a worldwide premiere at NATPE: “Millennial Peru: The untold History” (1 x 52’) where we will travel back in time, 4,000 years ago, to the settlements in the shoreline and in the Andes in Peru, the cradle of surprising civilizations. In this period, known as Formative, enigmatic temples and sanctuaries were built, where people used to attend in exchange of their farming surplus for knowledge: Chavin, Huantar, Ventarron, Kuntur Wassi, Sechin or Caral were big centres for knowledge. They created wonders that still represent a mystery, as Cumbemayo, the major hydraulic engineer work in the Americas. “Rhinoceroses, the curse of the magic horn” (1 x 52’) will also be premiered during the market, a new wildlife special directed by Fernando Gonzalez-Sitges. Through the stories o...

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