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Explora Films explores Spain and India with its MIP slate

Spain-based production and distribution company Explora Films is offering its latest documentary, The Pilgrims of the Ganges and more at the market in Cannes.
March 28, 2011

Spain-based production and distribution company Explora Films is offering its latest documentary, The Pilgrims of the Ganges and more at the MIPTV market in Cannes.

The Pilgrims of the Ganges takes a journey through the North of India via the basin of the sacred river, the Ganges and along the way documents the most crowded religious pilgrimage on Earth as well as the world of the Sadhus, the sacred men of India. The documentary will have its world premiere during MIPDoc.

Explora’s slate also includes The Celtic Legacy (1 x 52 minutes), a new special that focuses on the ancient forests of Galicia, in the North of Spain, to spotlight a culture that has been related to the Celts.

Explora will also represent Takeaway Films at the market, with the diving series Seaway (13 x 25 minutes) that travels to amazing underwater locations, from the Caribbean Sea to the Philippines, Indonesia, Malaysia and Australia.

The rest of Explora’s slate includes The Water Factor, which looks at the population explosion and climate change consequences and their impact on communities across five continents in terms of water access;  the Peruvian history special The Lady of Cao (1 x 52 minutes), The Spirits of Congo (1 x 52 minutes) and 3 Rhino Stories, currently in production.

About The Author
Daniele Alcinii is a news reporter at realscreen, the leading international publisher of non-fiction film and television industry news and content. He joins the rs team with journalism experience following a stint out west with Sun Media in Edmonton's Capital Region, and communications work in Melbourne, Australia and Toronto. You can follow him on Twitter at @danielealcinii.

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