For 6 weeks, a team of 8 young professionals of the cinema has toured Central America along the Pan American highway, on a school bus converted into a studio.
Today Pananueva comes in a website and youtube channel, a short film “Paradiso”, a documentary tv 52mn titled “Spring in Central America” and a feature film in the works.
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I expect to break the preconceived ideas I have on Central America. I want to discover this culture through my own eyes, and show it to the world as it is
THE EYE OF LION
Our cinematographer Lion Frenstarr always kept his camera with him to capture the twirling mind of this journey. He offered us every step of his “Eye”, a short video images that have marked.
SPRING OF CENTRAL AMERICA
DOCUMENTARY TV – 52 MN – December 2016 release.
To break the Guatemalan defeatism toward corruption, five activists call the citizens to demonstrate and obtain the dismissal of the Vice President and the President of Guatemala. In Honduras, the neighboring country, despite the fear of bloody repression, young activists are doing the same. But Honduras fails to break with his villainous oligarchy. Why ?
We met many players in the “Spring in Central America.” At a time when other protest movements are organized in the world, they make us wonder about the actual ability of citizens to bring out a new model of society.
SHORT FILM – 12 MN – December 2016 release.
In the crater of a dormant volcano, a remote place in Nicaragua, the Apoyo Lagoon Natural Reserve. A community lives there, around hotels and luxurious homes, all united by the Paradiso. In this place out of time, tirelessly working and enjoying life. Men, women of the community share the daily tasks, the hotel service is next to the expansion site, tourists are sunbathing, the fingers of feet up … In the cohesion of this community lies some harmony.