Sunday, July 20, 2008

Charcoal Traffic in Ten International Film Festivals

CHARCOAL TRAFFIC, a short fictional film about two brothers caught in a devastating cycle of environmental and cultural devastation, shot in Somalia with an all local cast, directed by Nathan Collett, assisted by Goddy Ojiambo, is an official selection in the following international film festivals:
• New Beijing International Film Week, China, June 1- 8, 2008
• Leith International Short Film Festival, June 2-8, 2008 Edinburgh Scotland
• Shoot Me Film Festival 16 – 22 June 2008, The Hague, Netherlands
• Greening the Beige, Environmental Festival, 8 & 16 July 2008, Beijing, China
• Durban International Film Festival, South Africa, 23 July to 3 August 2008
• Canterbury Short Film Festival, 7-10 July 2008, Christchurch, New Zealand
• Badhan, Somalia, Community groups discussion of environmental effects of charcoal
• International Competition, the Lenola Film Festival, Italy
• Palm Springs International Short Fest, 21-27 August, 2008, California, USA
• Short Film Official Competition of the Festival International du Film
d'Environnement November 19-25 2008, Paris France.