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6:30 pm onward Saturday August 16, 2014
Mohan Market Rooftop, Birganj, Central Region, Nepal

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Length: 15 MIN


About the Documentary
Machine man is a documentary about A reflection on modernity and global development, documenting the use of human physical force to perform work in the 21st century. The film takes place in the capital of Bangladesh, where the 'machine man' execute different physical works, a mass of millions of people who become the driving force behind the city.

About the Director
Freelance photographer Alfonso Moral and documentary filmmaker Roser Corella have been working on documenting stories in Lebanon, Afghanistan, Mozambique, Bangladesh, Kenya and Senegal among other countries. They combine their personal and collaborative work – making photo and video reports for different international media. The aim of their creative outlet, Grafo Documental is to keep a personal approach in exploring contemporary matters of conflicts and human rights, and always seeking individual stories that reflect bigger themes.


• Best Film Award at ICCL Human Rights Award 2012 Ireland.
• Best Short Film and Creation of CANAL+ at Women’s Film Festival of Creteil 2012, France.
• Audience Award for Best Documentary at Ciné Globe Film Festival 2012, Switzerland.
• Best Documentary Award at “In the Palace Film Festival 2012”, Bulgaria.
• Best Documentary Award at Porto7 2012, Portugal.
• Best Documentary Award at Festival por la Diversidad. Andoenredando 2012, Spain.
• Best Documentary Award at ECOZINE Zaragoza 2012, Spain.
• Special Mention at Visionaria Film Festival 2012, Italy.
• Special Mention at AYIFF Film Festival 2012, Turkey.
• Special Mention at Contro‐Sguardi Festival 2012 “Culture‐Work‐Multimedia”, Italy.
• Special Mention at IOWFF 2012, UK.
• Best edition award at XXI International Festival of Ethnological Film Belgrade, Serbia 2012.
• Best documentary award at FIC Puebla 2012, Mexico.
• Adana Golden Boll Film Festival 2012, Turkey.
• Award of the Mayor of Čadca 2012, Slovenia.
• Best Short Film at Free Net World 2011, Serbia.
• Best Documentary Award at ISSFC 2011, Cyprus.
• Best Documentary Award at Festival de Zaragoza 2011, Spain.
• Best Short Film at Free Net World 2011, Serbia.
• Best Film at “DocZone section” Concorto Festival 2011, Italy.
• Best Short Documentary at Atlantidoc 2011, Uruguay.
• Special Mention International Section at Thai Short Film Festival 2011, Thailand.

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