+++ January 2014: 100 International Film Festivals and 15 Awards!
+++ in October 2013 HEART OF SKY won three awards! The Silver Chris Award at the Columbus International Film Festival, the Best Directors Award at the Baikal International Film Festival PEOPLE AND ENVIRONMENT and a Special Mention at the Rassegna International Archeological Film Festival in Italy.
+++ October 2013: HEART OF SKY will screen at the Margaret Mead Film Festival in New York and is the Opening Film of the Arlington International Film Festival.
+++ August 2013: HEART OF SKY WON 3 AWARDS IN MONTREAL (First Peoples Festival in Copresentation with RIDM):
2nd Teueikan Prize –
“In a lyrical film with grandiose settings, the directors didn’t lose sight of the heart of the matter: men and women of flesh and blood, who in their humble everyday lives, carry on a very ancient legacy, its wisdom, its cosmovision and its universality. Through these people’s lives, viewers get a glimpse of the prodigious Maya civilization and connect with the prophetic visions of the new cosmic cycle underway.”
+++ Heart of Sky, Heart of Earth has either won awards or opened every human rights film festival in both Central and South America.
(Listed by the Human Rights Film Network)
+++ November 2012: Heart of Sky, Heart of Earth has been awarded a Special Jury Mention at DOCS DF in Mexico City (International Competition).
+++ October 2012: Heart of Sky, Heart of Earth has won the First Prize, (best international feature) at the Planet in Focus Film Festival, Toronto
+++ Heart of Sky, Heart of Earth has been awarded the Audience Award at the German Nature Film Prize
+++ October 2012: Theatrical release in Japan!
+++ Heart of Sky, Heart of Earth has been awarded the First Prize, Premio Pukañawi 2012 at the International Film Festival of Human Rights in Bolivia.
+++ August 10, 2012: DVD release in Germany, Austria and Switzerland
+++ Heart of Sky, Heart of Earth has been awarded a Special Jury Mention at the International Film Festival of Human Rights in Buenos Aires
+++ In summer / fall 2012 Heart of Sky, Heart of Earth has been invited to Documentarist Istanbul, Guanajuato International Film Festival, Taiwan International Documentary Festival, Human Rights Film Festival Bolivia, Festival de Cine Verde de Barichara, Colombia, Vancouver International Film Festival, Mill Valley International Film Festival
+++ Heart of Sky, Heart of Earth will be the Opening Film of the Muestra de Cine Internacional Memoria Verdad Justicia in the National Theater of Guatemala on May 5th, 2012, on May 8th in Quetzaltenango.
It has also just been awarded a Special Jury Mention at the International Film Festival and Forum on Human Rights in Geneva.
+++ In the winter and spring 2012 HEART OF SKY, HEART OF EARTH has been selected to screen at the following festivals: Habana International Film Festival, ZagrebDox, International Film Festival and Forum on Human Rights Geneva, Thessaloniki DFF, Cinélatino Rencontres de Toulouse, Muestra de Cine Guatemala, Planete Doc Warsaw, … and more coming soon.
+++ Heart of Sky, Heart of Earth NOW PLAYING IN GERMAN THEATERS (Distributor: Piffl Medien / Heart of Sky website ) +++ The movie just celebrated its German premiere at DOK Leipzig 2011, its international premiere at the International Documentary Festival Amsterdam (IDFA , November 16 – 27, 2011) in the „Masters“ section