Reaction to Aluna’s US Premiere

March 20, 2014

Following the very successful sell-out US premiere of Aluna at the Encompass Paradigm Shifts Science & Arts Festival in Brooklyn, NY, Ric Reil from New York City posted the following message:- “My immediate reaction to your film is that it’s a masterpiece and you’ve made one of the most important environmental films of all time. […]


Aluna 2013

January 13, 2014

After some extensive re-editing at the end of 2012 Aluna got off to a great start in 2013 with sold out festival showings at both Helsinki Docpoint and Tallinn Docpoint. Alan Ereira the Director then took the film up north to the home of the Sami people in Finnish Lapland where the first film made […]


“Beyond El Dorado: power and gold in ancient Colombia”

November 7, 2013

The British Museum exhibition, “Beyond El Dorado: power and gold in ancient Colombia” advertises itself with a picture of an astonishing Tairona gold piece. It is described as an “anthropomorphic pectoral”. When making my original film, I asked the Cacique Mama, Mama Valencia, which object from the Gold Museum the Kogi would most like to […]


Aluna screening at festivals in Finland

January 16, 2013

ALUNA has not yet been made publicly available as we do not want to endanger any potential TV or cinema release. But film festivals are another matter, and so ALUNA is now about to appear in Finland. The Kogi have a connection to the Sámi (northern Finland) who took a keen interest in the original […]


Update on screenings in 2012

Aluna was shown at Sheffield DocFest to acclaim.  Mama Shibulata, Mama Juan Mamacatan and Silvetsre then went with Alan to the Rio+20 summit, at the invitation of the Oceans Group.  They presented a 20-minute selection of highlights of the film’s argument at both the People’s Summit and the main event, with Professor Alex Rogers, of […]