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 Sandra's Paradise - © Steve Moreau

Sandra's Paradise

A Feature film by Marianne Roussy

Produced by Les Films du Voilier

Release in France : 04/02/2015

    Synopsis

    As soon as she moved to the ghetto of "El Paraiso" in Bogota, Colombia, at the age of seven, Sandra decided that she had to do something about the misery and poverty around her. Some years later, she succeeded in opening up a neighborhood center where young and old come every day to share a meal and spend time together.

    Actress

    Production and distribution (2)

    Executive Producer :

    Les Films du Voilier

    French distribution :

    Les Films du Voilier

    About

    AWARDS

    Honorable Mention at the International Film Festival of Guadeloupe (2009)


    FESTIVAL SELECTIONS (10)
     

    INTERNATIONAL
     
    Filmar en America Latina Festival in Geneva, Switzerland (2009)

    International Film Festival of Guadeloupe, Caribbean Islands (2009)

    Thessaloniki Documentary Film Festival, Greece (2009)

    Itinéraires Brussels Latin American Documentary and Fiction Film Festival, Belgium (2008)

    Bogota Documentary Film Festival, Colombia (2008)


    FRANCE
     
    MACIF Festival of Social Economy, Paris (2009)

    Documental Festival, Lyon (2009)

    Week of International Solidarity in Saint Etienne, Monday, November 17 at 8:30 p.m. (2008)

    Le Ciné est dans le pré Festival, Nozay (2008)

    Regard sur le cinéma d'Afrique et d'Amérique du Sud Festival, Montpellier (2008)


    SCREENINGS

    INTERNATIONAL


    Screening at the Fonction Cinéma du Grutli, November 20, at 6:30 p.m. in Geneva, Switzerland (2009)

    Screening at the auditorium of the Alhambra Cinema, November 14 and 20, Geneva, Switzerland (2009)

    Screening at the Bio Cinema, November 14-29, (5 screenings), Geneva, Switzerland (2009)

    Screening at the Cinémathèque, February 19 at 6:30 p.m., Bogota, Colombia (2009)

    Screening at the El Externado University, February 19 at 10:00 a.m., Bogota, Colombia (2009)

    Screening at the Colectivo de Abogados, February 18 at 6:00 p.m., Bogota, Colombia (2009)

    Screening at the Moi pour Toit Foundation, February 17 at 11:00 a.m., Pereira, Colombia (2009)

    Screening at the De la Sabana University, February 18 at 1:00 p.m., Shia, Colombia (2009)

    Screening at the Lycée Français, February 9 at 2:00 p.m., Bogota, Colombia (2009)

    Screening at the Oasis Foundation, February 7 at 3:00 p.m., Ciudad Bolivar, Colombia (2009)

    Screening at the Alliance Française, November 28 at 6:30 p.m., Bogota, Colombia (2008)

    Screening at La Fabrica-Benetton, July 25 at 10:00 a.m., Treviso, Italy (2008)

    Screening at the Fonction Cinéma, June 24 at 7:00 p.m., Geneva, Switzerland (2008)


    FRANCE

    Screening at the Argentis Cinema in Argent-sur-Sauldre, December 3, 2012

    Screening at the Le Subdray Legta high school, November 30, 2012

    Screening at the Ciné Lumière in Vierzon, November 30, 2012

    Screening at the Cité de l’Or in Saint Armand, November 29, 2012

    Screening at the Bourges Cultural Center auditorium (8 screenings), November 26-29, 2012

    Screening at the Voyages et Sens Association, January 31, 2011, at 6:30 p.m.

    Screening at the Nevers Cinema, Nevers, January 20, 2011

    Screening at the Chamber of Trade, Bourges, January 17, 2011

    Screening at the Monfort sur Meu Cinema, Monfort sur Meu, November 19, 2010

    Screening at the MACIF Head office, November 19, 2009, at 5:30 p.m.

    Screening during the Month of Documentaries Festival, Guadeloupe, November 2009

    Screening at the Month of Documentaries Festival at the Film Library of Breteil, November 21, 2009
    Screening at the Monfort sur Meu Cinema, Monfort sur Meu, October 23, 2009

    Screening at the France Amérique Latine Association in Nice, September 26, 2009

    Screening at the sur Meu Cinema, Monfort sur Meu, June 12, 2009

    Screening at the L'Univers à Lille Cinema, March 14, 2009

    Screening at the Convention Center in La Baule, February 2, 2009, at 6:00 p.m.

    Screening at the Le Paradiso Cinema in Nort-sur-Erdre, November 9, 2008, at 8:30 p.m.

    Screening at the CID in Deauville for the Women’s Forum, October 16, 17, and 18, 2008

    Screening at the Lucernaire Forum, July 21, 2008, at 8:30 p.m.

    Screening at the Plozevet Cinema, July 19, 2008, at 9:00 p.m.

    Screening at the L'Estran Cinema in Marennes d’Oléron, July 15, 2008, at 8:30 p.m.

    Screening at the Blache law firm, July 10, 2008 at 8:00 p.m.

    Screening at the Rivoli Cinema in Carpentras, July 9, 2008 at 9:30 p.m.

    Screening at Confluences in Paris, July 1, 2008 at 8:30 p.m.

    Screening at the Le Rouge et le Noir Cinema in Saint Julien en Genevois, June 26, 2008 at 8:30 p.m.

    Screening at the Le Latina Cinema, Paris, June 23, 2008, at 8:00 p.m.

    Screening at the Saint Fiacre auditorium, June 21, 2008, at 5:00 p.m.

    Screening at the Crédit Mutuel bank in Nantes, June 20, 2008, at 7:00 p.m.


    LECTURES

    INTERNATIONAL


    L'Ecole SEM (School Media Department) in Geneva
    Lecture with teachers on the subject of children's rights, November 11, 2009 at 2:00 p.m.

     
    FRANCE

    Collège Privé Saint-Jean Baptiste (middle school)

    Lecture by Sandra Liliana Sanchez, November 11, 2008 in Guérande

    La Mennais High School

    Lecture by Sandra Liliana Sanchez, November 10, 2008, at 2:00 p.m. in Nantes
     
    Raymond Queneau Collège (middle school)

    Lecture by Sandra Liliana Sanchez to a class of 13-year-old secondary school students, October 23, 2008, at 3:00 p.m. in Paris

    La Baule Convention Center

    Lecture by Sandra Liliana Sanchez, October 21, 2008, at 6:00 p.m. in La Baule.


    MEDIA

    FRANCE


    Douze femmes qui soulèvent le monde by Annick Lacroix (book, published by Albin Michel) Chapter on Sandra Liliana Sanchez (April 2009, EAN13: 9782226189974)

    Le Sud Ouest daily newspaper (print media): article on Sandra (October 24, 2008)

    Presse Océan (print media): article on Sandra (October 26, 2008)

    Les années Laser (print media): article on the release of the DVD of the film (n°144 July, page 95)

    Le télégramme: press article about Sandra and the film (July 19, 2008, page 25), Plozevet (2008)

    Le télégramme: press article about Sandra and the film (June 21, 2008), Saint-Fiacre (2008)

    Le télégramme: 
interview with Sandra (July 21, 2008, page 13), Saint-Fiacre (2008)

    Le télégramme
: press article on Sandra (June 18, 2008), Saint-Fiacre (2008)

    Le télégramme
: press article on Sandra (July 21, 2008, page 21), Plozevet (2008)

    Ouest France
 : article on Sandra (June 20, 2008), Saint-Fiacre (2008)

    Le dauphiné libéré: 
article on the film screening (July 7, 2008, page 9), Saint-Julien en Genevois (2008)
     

    DISTRIBUTION

    Released on DVD by L’ADAV from April 2010 www.adav-assoc.com

    Released on DVD by ARCADÈS from June 2008 www.arcadesdirect.fr

    Released on DVD by L'HARMATTAN VIDÉO from October 2008 www.harmattan.tv

    Released on DVD in business organizations by RDM-VIDÉO from January 2009 www.rdm-video.fr

    Released on DVD in business organizations by COLACO from June 2010 www.colaco.fr


    PARTNERS OF THE FILM

    Renault Bogota, the French Embassy in Bogota, Carrefour Bogota, the Alliance Française in Bogota, the S.E.R.E Association in Paris, Artproduction in Monaco.

    Photos (10)

    Full credits (9)

    Executive Producer :

    Jean-Paul Ayme

    Screenwriter :

    Marianne Roussy

    Director of Photography :

    Jacques Pibarot

    Editor :

    Steve Moreau

    Sound Mixer :

    Dany Plaud

    Producer :

    Steve Moreau

    Co-producer :

    Marianne Roussy

    Sound Recordist :

    Miller Castro

    Music Composer :

    Olivier Pain-Hermier

    Technical details

    Feature film

    Genres :

    Documentary

    Production language :

    Spanish

    Production country :

    France

    Original French-language productions :

    Unknown

    Production year :

    2008

    French release :

    04/02/2015

    Runtime :

    1 h 14 min

    Current status :

    Released

    Visa number :

    119.825

    Visa issue date :

    08/04/2008

    Approval :

    Color type :

    Color

    Aspect ratio :

    16/9

    Audio format :

    Stereo

    Rating restrictions :

    None