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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
Justin Anderson joined Realscreen as senior staff writer in 2021, reporting and writing stories for the newsletter and magazine. During his 20-year career he’s filled a variety of roles as a writer and editor at a number of media organizations, covering news and current affairs as well as business, tech, the film and music industries and plenty in between. He’s also spent time behind the scenes in television production, having written everything from voiceover scripts for documentaries to marketing copy. He has a degree in Journalism from Toronto Metropolitan University (formerly Ryerson University).

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