Poster Photography: MONTSE GRILLO.


Aula Mergelina #26th October
(Universidad de Valladolid)

Salón de Actos España-Duero
#27th & 28th October
(Fuente Dorada 6-7)

Salón de Actos de Caja España
Fuente Dorada, 6-7
20:00h
20:00h    

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TRIBUTE TO LOTTE HASS (1928-2015)

Lotte Hass, born in Vienna on 6th November 1928, to finishing school in 1947, eager to join an expedition to the Red Sea in 1950 as assistant Hans Hass, trained in swimming and took pictures underwater around Vienna. The result of this expedition was the Red Sea Adventures in 1951, filmed and narrated by both and offered the first pictures underwater whale sharks. In 1951 at the Venice Film Festival under the title "Under the Red Sea" it was named best documentary feature. In 1950, at the end of the expedition to the Red Sea, Hans and Lotte marry in a civil ceremony by Lake Zurich.

In 1954 they made the first German film to be shot in Technicolor Under the Caribbean Sea. That same year they made their first dive adventure series of six episodes for the BBC in which crossed the Red Sea, the Caribbean and the Aegean in their three-masted schooner "the Xarifa". They also filmed in the Indian Ocean for two sets of Adventure (1959-60).

Lotte left the diving and filmmaking, when Hans went on to study human behavior in the decade of the 60. In recognition of his contribution to film underwater in his early years as pioneers takes place in the 2011 film The girl background ocean, based on his book written in 1970. In 2000, Lotte joined the Women Divers Hall of Fame. Hans Hass died in 2013.

Lotte Hass (Charlotte Hildegard Baierl), diver and filmmaker, died at age 86, the 14th January 2015.

SPECIAL GUEST: Amos Nachoum

He is a nature photographer and explorer. He has photographed everything should be shooting, war, news and even fashion, but most appeals to you, no doubt, is the nature especially underwater and hence its fame and recognition.

He has worked for National Geographic as expedition leader with leading browsers, including astronaut Buzz Aldrin. He has also co-produced documentaries with Stan Waterman and has organized photographic expeditions with National Geografhic the Red Sea, Guadalupe, Mexico, (orcas and white sharks).

His photos and articles have appeared in magazines such as Times, Life, The New York Times, National Geografhic...

So far it has been the only photographer who has survived a great white shark attack and the embrace of an anaconda. Even while shooting a polar bear, it plunged 20 meters trying to attack him. He also survived the wing-beat of a huge orca and has masterfully captured the attack of the leopard seal penguins. Moreover, he has emerged unscathed from the attacks of a swordfish.

His expeditions are called "Expeditions with large animals".

He has won numerous awards, including the prize for Best Photographer of the nature of the BBC in 2008 and 2009.

THURSDAY, 26th NOVEMBER

Opening of the 28th Film Festival Underwater

Then they will be screened...

  • TRIBUTE TO LOTTE HASS 3 minutes
  • EL MAR DE LA VIDA 52 minutes

"El mar de la vida". It's a look at Big Blue who tries to awaken respect for underwater ecosystems. Australia, Sipadan, Malaysia, Palau, Fiji and Indonesia islands : To do this, a tour of the planet protected areas are an example of environmental conservation is done. The life and future of human beings are linked to the sustainability of oceans and seas.

SCREENPLAY, DIRECTION and PHRASE:
Mónica González

FILMING and EXECUTIVE PRODUCER:
Daniel Rodríguez

  • ALGODRE 5 minutes

Ruidera, protected natural area since 1933, becoming natural park since 1979 is the most outstanding and extensive wetland in Castilla La Mancha. This park has a length of nearly 25 km and consists of a string of 15 lakes. Visual images of the different facets of the same and wildlife that inhabit its waters.

EDITING and PRODUCTION: Jose Antonio Valverde

IMAGES: Jose Antonio Valverde

  • LOS RIOS OASIS DE LA VIDA 17 minutes

The rivers are oases in the interior of continents. Rain brings life to faraway places, and rivers carry water to every corner of the hinterland. Teaching the life cycle of aquatic organisms living ecosystems of continental inland of the Iberian Peninsula, along the four seasons. We try to explain the importance of water on the land around us.

ORIGINAL IDEA: Juan Pedro Blanco

BACKGROUND MUSIC: Eugenio Mateos, Gerardo Valle and Juan Pedro Blanco

  • LA PALMA "ISLA AZUL" 11 minutes

In the vastness of the Atlantic Ocean it appears to float the young volcanic island of La Palma, carved by wind and sea. A sea that colonizes their funds as if it were a garden. His magical environments and numerous volcanic tunnels serve as shelter save resting place and its inhabitants.

PHOTOGRAPHY , SCREENPLAY and EDITION:
Rafa Herrero

MANAGEMENT: Alfonso Montes de Oca and Rafa Herrero




Guests:
Juan Pedro Blanco

 

FRIDAY, 27th NOVEMBER

  • CHARA 5 minutes

A new vision of Ruidera, its light, fluffy algae, their small fish, their armored reptiles and top predator pike. An intense piece of this natural setting.

EDITING and PRODUCTION: Jose Antonio Valverde

IMAGES: Jose Antonio Valverde

  • EL LEGADO DE LAS RÍAS GALLEGAS 60 minutes

Galicia owes much to the sea. A sea, which over the centuries has been generous in natural resources. A priceless gift for the economy, gastronomy and culture. It is now essential that we be generous in our journey to the care of this sea. A 60-minute feature film, running for more than two years of deep Galician estuaries, to show "Wild Life" under the waters of the end of the earth.

DIRECTION, SCREENPLAY and MATERIALIZATION: Jorge J. Candán

IMAGES: Jorge J. Candán and Juan Cuetos

  • COMO TÚ 3 minutes

Using a freediver on behalf of human beings and whales perform a comparative analogy of similarities and differences between these two mammals of different worlds.

IMAGES, SCREENPLAY and EDITION: Rafa Herrero

APNEA DIVER: Miguel Lozano

  • ERASE UNA VEZ LA ARENA 19 minutes

The sand... For some, synonymous with empty and deserted. However ,it is the theater of a formidable world of life, adaptations and behaviors as unique as different! Some are buried, others hide, slide and some others rest. A place where they live ordinary appearance of extraordinary animals.

IMAGES, SCREENPLAY and EDITION: Elodie Turpin

SCIENTIFIC ADVISORY: Francisco Otero




Guests:
Elodie Turpin
Jorge J. Candán

 

SATURDAY, 28th NOVEMBER

  • PRESENTATION: "Una vida en el límite, fotografiando gigantes del mar" 45 minutes

The presentation will take us from the Arctic, diving polar bears and orcas, the Okavango river in Africa diving with crocodiles and Brazil photographing Anaconda. Also we visit the Pacific in apnea with the large whales and huge white shark and swordfish to Antarctica with penguins Leopard seal hunting.

SPEAKER: Amos Nachoum

  • ESPEJO LÍQUIDO 3 minutes

Spectacular images of the ocean in which the permanent challenge of surviving hidden. A poetic combination of music and literature images where light plays a fundamental role in the development of life.

IMAGES and EDITION: Rafa Herrero

PRODUCTION: Aquawork producciones

  • UN ESPECTADOR VULNERABLE 34 minutes

In the documentary we talk about managing the Atlantic Islands of Galicia National Park in the underwater part and marine natural resources. It also deals with anthropogenic impacts on the Vigo estuary and its negative consequences. In addition, a management plan for octopus, which would consist of the ban on fishing in a habitat where the species does preferentially start and maybe another, a settlement area and fattening fry on the island is proposed Cies north. These measures would be defending the action, while done with one or two habitats of interest to conservation of marine biodiversity in the Cies Islands.

SCIENTIFIC TEAM: Ángel Guerra Sierra, Manuel E. Garci and Jorge Hernández Urcera

UNDERWATER IMAGE: Manuel E. Garci, Jorge Hernández Urcera and Felipe Escolano

PRODUCER: Inxenia Audiovisuales

  • CITAS POLARES 4 minutes

A tribute to those explorers and thinkers often just left us his writings and memories. Arctic spectacular images of a recent expedition.

FILMING and EDITION: Leandro Blanco

MUSIC WRITTEN and PERFORMED: Diego Barranco and Miguel Zelada




Guests:
Amos Nachoum
Leandro Blanco

 

FRIDAY MORNING 27th, 11:00h

  • SI LE SABLE ETAIT CONTÉ (French)
    19 minutes, by Elodie Turpin
  • BLUES DEL FROG FISH (French)
    4 minutes, by Leandro Blanco
  • CRONICAS DEL OCÉANO (French)
    5 minutes, by Leandro Blanco
  • POEMA AL CLARO DE LUNA (French)
    8 minutes, by Elodie Turpin
  • EL ATAQUE PERFECTO (Spanish)
    9 minutes, by Leandro Blanco

The screening will take place in the Aula Mergelina Valladolid University (Faculty of Law) at the University Square and will be dedicated to children and youth with French.



GUESTS 2015

  • Juan Pedro Blanco
  • Elodie Turpin
  • Jorge Candán
  • Amos Nachoum
  • Leandro Blanco


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CONTRIBUTORS:



MONTSE GRILLO

JUAN PEDRO BLANCO

JOSE ANTONIO VALVERDE


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