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Sandra's Paradise

by Marianne ROUSSY

Infos

Original title : Le Paradis de Sandra

Director : Marianne ROUSSY

Production : Les Films du Voilier

Duration : 74 Minutes

Year : 2008

Original version : Spanish, French

Dubbed version : French

Country : France

Synopsis

As soon as she moved to the ghetto of  El Paraiso in Bogota, Columbia, at the age of seven, Sandra decided she had to do something about the misery and pauverty around her. A few years later, she opened up a neighborhood center where young and old come everyday to share a meal and spend time together.

Awards

  • Award « MENTION HONORABLE» in The French Antillas International Film Festival (2009)
  • Filmar en Amercia Latina Film Festival, Geneva - SWITZERLAND (2009)
  • Guadeloupe Film Festival - CARRIBEAN (2009)
  • Thessaloniki Documentary Film Festival, GREECE (2009)
  • Bruxelles American-Latino Documentary Film Festival, BELGIUM (2008)
  • Bogota Documentary Film Festival, COLOMBIA (2008)
  • Macif Film Festival in Paris, FRANCE (2009)
  • Documental Lyon Film Festival, FRANCE (2009)
  • Screening in Semaine de la solidarite internationale in Saint-Etienne, FRANCE (2008)
  • Nozay Film Festival, FRANCE (2008)
  • Montpellier American-Africa Film Festival, FRANCE (2008)
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