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Posted by: In: News 23 May 2012 0 comments

“The Lord of Sipan”, the most ambitious Spanish Archaeology documentary film about the tomb of this ruler found in the North of Peru in 1987, has achieved an important award by The Archaeology Channel Film Festival (TAC). The audience of the festival has chosen this film as their favourite among all the contestants that participated in the official section, last May 8-12. “The Archaeology Channel International Film and Video Festival” celebrated this year its 9th edition at the Shedd Institute in Eugene, Oregon (USA). 25 different films from different nationalities such as USA, Autralia, China, Canada, Taiwan or the UK, among others, were selected to run the official selection of this year. Explora’s production was the only Spanish representative during the tough competition, achieving the favour of the public. “The Lord of Sipan” is a high-budget production by Explora Films & El Deseo (Pedro Amodóvar’s production com...

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Posted by: In: News 17 May 2012 0 comments

“La Joya and the warriors in the mist”, a documentary directed by Jose Manuel Novoa about the Chachapoya culture in Peru, has just been awarded as the Best Archaeological Documentary by AGON Film Festival, a prize shared with the French production “Gergovia” by David Geoffroy. This film festival, run from the 8th to the 13th of May in Athens, Greece, put together a selection of more than 50 titles from diverse nationalities such as the U.S.A, Italy, France, Germany, Greece or Australia. Explora’s production was the only Spanish film selected together with Jorge Rivero’s “La Presa” during this 9th edition of the festival. “La Joya” is a coproduction between Explora Films, RTVE and Chellomulticanal for Odisea. This film researches the Chachapoya culture, one of the latest civilizations that lived in the North of Peru before the Incas, more than 3,000 high Jose Manuel Novoa, who has directed more than 150 films, has ...

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Posted by: In: News 11 May 2012 0 comments

  Explora Films and Tema Distribuciones have just premiered in the DVD home market the latest productions by the company: “Rhinoceroses, the curse of the magic horn”, “Pygmies, the agony of the green god” and “The Celtic legacy”. Explora Films is the flagship Spanish documentary producer. It holds an extensive catalogue of wildlife, anthropology, history and travel programmes. During the latest years, Explora has become the leading production company produced in Spain to the world. Tema Distribuciones is a company run by a team of young professionals and film lovers. It specialises on the editing, distribution, acquisition and sale of rights, mainly in the video home market. It is the usual video distributor of Explora in Spain, with the addition of these three new documentaries; it distributes a total of 16 titles of the company in this market. “Rhinoceroses, the curse of the Magic Horn” tells three different stories...

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