Bring the sun home

DocumentaryIn distribution
Italy 2013
Spanish, English, Hindi
HD, Color, 67'
produced by Sole Luna - Un ponte tra le culture, 2013
direction Chiara Andrich, Giovanni Pellegrini

Maura and Rosa, two illiterate women from a village with no light in El Salvador have just arrived at the Barefoot College in India to learn how to make solar panels. They never left their families and they don’t speak English. It seems impossible they will learn.

At the same time in South Peru Jeny and Paula, just returned from India, show that the Barefoot College is a place where the impossible become possible. They were just wives and mothers, now they have become solar engineers and they are traveling from village to village to bring the sun home.

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credits

Directed, photographed and edited by: Chiara Andrich, Giovanni Pellegrini Sound: Kevin Pinto, Leandro Leal Original music: Francesco Novara Produced by: Sole Luna – Un ponte tra le culture Sponsored by: Enel GP Executive producer: Lucia Gotti Venturato Line producer: Valerio Moretti With: Bunker Roy, Rosa Alfaro, Nicolasa Emiliana, Magaan Kanwa, Aguilar “Jeni” Llacna, Paula Marleni, Maura Mejilla, Bhagwat “Guruji” Nandan, Guman Singh


awards

Premio Banca Etica Nuove economie – Euganea Film Festival 2014 Premio D.E.R, giuria under 30 – Visioni Italiane 2014 Audience Award – Human Rights Film Festival San Sebastian 2015 Terre Vive- Film Festival della Lessinia 2015 People choice best feature film EFFA 2015 Cetri Educational Awards 2016 – Premio Speciale Rinnovabili.it Award certamen Cine de Viaje del Oceon 2016 Premio Gal Fer Andorra Picurt 2016


festival

66° Festival del Film di Locarno, Svizzera Festival Sole Luna 2013, Palermo, Italia 28°Festival del Cinema Latino Americano di Trieste, Visioni Italiane 2014, Italia 32° Bellaria Film Festival, Italia Euganea Film Festival 2014, Italia Sestriere Film Festival 2014, Italia Cagliari Film Festival 2014, Italia Labour Film Festival – X edizione, Italia 13th Human Rights Film Festival San Sebastian 21 Film Festival Della Lessinia, Italia Environmental Film Festival Australia Micgénero 2015, Città Del Messico Milano Design Film Festival 2015, Milano Document International Human Rights Documentary Film Festival 2015, Glasgow, UK Contemporary Science Film Festival 2015, Tobol’sk, Siberia Ecocup Film Festival 2016, Mosca, Russia Bajo nuestra piel 2016, La Paz, Bolivia African Bamba Film Festival sur les droits de l’homme 2016, Senegal Sund Child Festival 2016, Armenia Festival Vicino/Lontano 2017, Udine, Italia Festival Diritti Umani di Milano 2018


cast

Bunker Roy Rosa Alfaro Nicolasa Emiliana Magaan Kanwa Aguilar “Jeni” Llacna Paula Marleni Maura Mejilla Bhagwat “Guruji” Nandan Guman Singh A project by: Barefoot College and Enel Green Power

Maura and Rosa, two illiterate women from a village with no light in El Salvador have just arrived at the Barefoot College in India to learn how to make solar panels. They never left their families and they don’t speak English. It seems impossible they will learn.

At the same time in South Peru Jeny and Paula, just returned from India, show that the Barefoot College is a place where the impossible become possible. They were just wives and mothers, now they have become solar engineers and they are traveling from village to village to bring the sun home.

Guarda il film in streaming

Italia https://www.openddb.it/film/bring-the-sun-home/

Wordwide https://www.docubay.com/bring-the-sun-home-2485


credits

Directed, photographed and edited by: Chiara Andrich, Giovanni Pellegrini Sound: Kevin Pinto, Leandro Leal Original music: Francesco Novara Produced by: Sole Luna – Un ponte tra le culture Sponsored by: Enel GP Executive producer: Lucia Gotti Venturato Line producer: Valerio Moretti With: Bunker Roy, Rosa Alfaro, Nicolasa Emiliana, Magaan Kanwa, Aguilar “Jeni” Llacna, Paula Marleni, Maura Mejilla, Bhagwat “Guruji” Nandan, Guman Singh


awards

Premio Banca Etica Nuove economie – Euganea Film Festival 2014 Premio D.E.R, giuria under 30 – Visioni Italiane 2014 Audience Award – Human Rights Film Festival San Sebastian 2015 Terre Vive- Film Festival della Lessinia 2015 People choice best feature film EFFA 2015 Cetri Educational Awards 2016 – Premio Speciale Rinnovabili.it Award certamen Cine de Viaje del Oceon 2016 Premio Gal Fer Andorra Picurt 2016


festival

66° Festival del Film di Locarno, Svizzera Festival Sole Luna 2013, Palermo, Italia 28°Festival del Cinema Latino Americano di Trieste, Visioni Italiane 2014, Italia 32° Bellaria Film Festival, Italia Euganea Film Festival 2014, Italia Sestriere Film Festival 2014, Italia Cagliari Film Festival 2014, Italia Labour Film Festival – X edizione, Italia 13th Human Rights Film Festival San Sebastian 21 Film Festival Della Lessinia, Italia Environmental Film Festival Australia Micgénero 2015, Città Del Messico Milano Design Film Festival 2015, Milano Document International Human Rights Documentary Film Festival 2015, Glasgow, UK Contemporary Science Film Festival 2015, Tobol’sk, Siberia Ecocup Film Festival 2016, Mosca, Russia Bajo nuestra piel 2016, La Paz, Bolivia African Bamba Film Festival sur les droits de l’homme 2016, Senegal Sund Child Festival 2016, Armenia Festival Vicino/Lontano 2017, Udine, Italia Festival Diritti Umani di Milano 2018


cast

Bunker Roy Rosa Alfaro Nicolasa Emiliana Magaan Kanwa Aguilar “Jeni” Llacna Paula Marleni Maura Mejilla Bhagwat “Guruji” Nandan Guman Singh A project by: Barefoot College and Enel Green Power