Two girls examine the incomprehensible environmental damage that is poisoning their heritage, Greenland, and the only home their ancestors have known for thousands of years. Stunning cinematography captures this most timely issue (14').
The 14 min film is a trailer for the feature length documentary Silent Snow, planned premiere fall 2010.
Directed by Jan van den Berg
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Short Shorts Film Festival In Japan, Stop Global Warming Award and J-Wave Audience Award
Planet in Focus Film Festival, Toronto - First Prize
HRAFF Australia - Best International Film
FIFFEL, Lausanne - Prix du meilleur court métrage
Children Earth Vision Award, Japan
Slow Food on Film Festival Bologna - Golden Snail
ECOZINE, Saragossa, Spain - First Prize
Green Film Fest Seoul - First Prize
INKAFEST Peru, HR Film Fest, Buenos Aires and CMS Vatavaran, India - Honorable Mentions
According to the jury:
"A beautiful thoughtful film” Jury Planet in Focus, Canada
“A wake-up call documentary” Hebe Tabachnik – LA Film Festival