ORINOCO, AGRICULTURE IN THE RIVER
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Dir: Carlos Gómez de la Espriella . Venezuela. 2009. 29 Min.
Synopsis: The harvest period is the most important and difficult moment of each year, the vegueros or
peasants on the shores of the middle Orinoco in Venezuela make visible the conditions in which
agriculture is developed in the geographic center of the country, based on a daily effort using nature to
Topics: Venezuela, Sociology, Agricultural, Food, Sovereignty, Orinoco, Identity, Communities,
Organic Food, FAO, Latin American Studies
Honorable Mention at the 5th SURrealidades Iberoamerican Festival 2012, Bogotá, Colombia. With television transmission by the regional signal of the city of Bogotá of Canal Capital.
Acquisition and Transmission in TVES, Venezuelan Social Television, with national reach. (8 transmissions between 2012 and 2013)
Official selection at the XI International Ethnographic Documentary Festival of Sobrarbe 2013, Boltaña, Spain.
Official selection in the 23rd Anthropological and Social Documentary Exhibition, INAPL 2013, Buenos Aires and Salta, Argentina.
Official selection in the 2nd International Exhibition of Documentary Film Caracas Doc 2012.
Official selection at the 6th Caracas Documentary Film Festival DOCUMENTA 2011.
Margarita Latin American and Caribbean Film Festival Official Selection 2010.
Programmed by the Fundación Cinemateca Nacional during the years 2011 and 2012, in more than ten theaters nationwide.