Monica Gutierrez - 2015 - Colombia, Canada - 8’ 34’’
  • Short Documentary
  • Documentary

The Santurban paramo has become an example of community struggle to protect water sources successfully. Lawyers, community leaders and activists united to mobilized and demanded the protection of natural resources threatened by Vancouver-based Eco Oro projects. A palpable urgency surrounds this story because of the fragility of the paramo high-altitude wetlands - which supplies fresh water to the vast regions around Bucaramanga.