Messages from the end of the world

Runtime: 51:15
Country: Switzerland
Language: English, French, Italian, Swiss German
Category: 2019 | Feature Films/Full-length Documentaries (2019)

Overwhelmed by the consequences of climate change, Doris and Charles are determined to do something.
Convinced that the solution is in the hands of young people, these two retirees sell their house in Zürich and buy a boat.
Their idea is simple. Take five young Swiss people to the arctic circle to observe the signs of global warming and then raise awareness through social medias amongst their generation.
The great adventure begins. For three weeks, the crew of the San Gottardo is going to navigate in hostile but beautiful landscapes. Armed with cameras, these kids are going to document the health of the end of the earth.
Matteo Born, Director
Michael Beltrami, Producer
Matteo Born, Camera
Andrea Levorato, Editor
Paolo Demartini, Sound editor
Luisella Formenti, Production assistant
CinemAmbiente – Environmental Film Festival
Turin
Italy
May 31, 2019
Best One Hour Documentary
American Conservation Film Festival
Shepherdstown
United States
Green Spark Award
International Nature Film Festival Gödöllő
Budapest
Hungary
May 24, 2019
Official Selection
Eugene Environmental Film Festival
Eugene
United States
Official Selection
International Festival of Winter Cinema
Edmonton
Canada
February 17, 2019
Official Selection
Sandalia Sustainability Film Festival
Sassari
Italy
July 1, 2019
Official Selection
Director

Matteo Born

Born in Lausanne in 1990, Matteo Born spent a few years studying cinema at the London College of Communication. He is now a young director working for the national television of Switzerland. He collaborates with a television programme that has only one rule: tell

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