Great news from Mexico: ‘Samuel in the Clouds’ has been selected for in the International Feature Documentary Competition at the Cinema Planeta festival! The film will compete against 10 other great films focussing on the perspective of the future of the planet. ‘Samuel in the Clouds’ will be screened on Wednesday May 3rd and Friday May 5th at 05:00pm.
‘Samuel in the Clouds’ has been selected to screen at this year’s San Francisco Green Film Festival! The film will be screened on the 25th of April 2017 and will be a US West Coast premiere.
We are incredibly happy to be able to announce that ‘Samuel in the Clouds’ has been awarded with the ‘Full Frame Environmental Award’ at the Full Frame Documentary Film Festival last night! This recognition is another crowning glory for the work of director Pieter Van Eecke and the crew. Congratulations!
The Trento Film Festival announced the official selection of ‘Samuel in the Clouds’ for their 65th edition! The film will participate in the main competition at the festival, which will be held from April 27th until May 7th 2017. We are incredibly proud of this selection and congratulate Pieter Van Eecke and the rest of the crew with this great news!
With great pride we announce the official selection of ‘Samuel in the Clouds’ for the 20th anniversary of the Full Frame Documentary Film Festival in Durham (USA). The film is selected for the ‘New Docs’ program and will be screened on Thursday April 6th, 2017 at 01:10 pm. The award ceremony will take place on Sunday April 9th, 2017.
Excellent festival news from both Greece and Romania: ‘Samuel in the Clouds’ has been selected for the 19th Thessaloniki Documentary Festival as well as the 10th edition of the One World Romania International Human Rights Documentary Film Festival! The film wil be screened in the ‘Habitat’ section and will compete for the WWF Award and Audience Award in Thessaloniki on the 7th of March at 08:45pm and on the 9th of March at 03:30pm. In Bucharest, the screenings will take place on the 15th of March at 08:30pm and the 16th of March at 06:00pm.
We are very pleased to bring some exiting festival news from North-America: ‘Samuel in the Clouds’ will be screened at the Belleville Downtown DocFest in Canada, where the film will have its Ontario-premiere. On top of that, the film will also be screened at the Environmental Film Festival in the Nation’s Capital in the United States, where the film will have its Washington DC-premiere. Moreover, director Pieter Van Eecke will be in DC to present his film to the audience.
We are very happy to receive the news that ‘Samuel in the Clouds’ just won the ‘Best Cinematography’ award in the Documentary Feature category at the Social Impact Media Awards 2017! This is the second award the film has received for the beautiful photography, shot by Johan Legraie. Congratulations!
We are very happy to be able to announce that ‘Samuel in the Clouds’ has won the award for ‘Mejor Fotografía’ (Best Photography) at the Bilbao Mendi Film Festival. The photography of the film was in the hands of Johan Legraie.
“The beautiful Bolivian landscape is not only portrayed cinematographically, but it also supports the consuming story of the main character and the nature around him. Thanks to the successful cinematography, the viewers are able to get an idea of how it feels to Samuel when he looks at the changing world around him.”, the jury stated.
Congratulations to Johan Legraie for the beautiful images he shot for this film and to the rest of the crew!
We are delighted that ‘Samuel in the Clouds’ has won the ‘Grand Prix du Festival International du Film de Montagne d’Autrans‘ in France, according to the jury: “For its formal beauty and its simplicity in the narration, magnificent images investing in the characters, and finally for having managed to talk about climate change through the story of a man.” Congratulations to Pieter and the crew for winning yet another great award!