05 de septiembre de 2019
In commemoration of Amazon Day on September 5th, a date created to raise the awareness of people on the importance of the largest tropical rainforest in the world, the series Aruanas, a co-production of Globo and Maria Farinha Filmes, written by Estela Renner and Marcos Nisti, with the collaboration of Pedro de Barros, has its international platform - aruanas.tv – open for one week.
Intending to show the complexity in the work of defenders of the environment and the illegal forest deforestation, the series Aruanas, written by Estela Renner and Marcos Nisti, with the collaboration of Pedro de Barros, has its international platform - aruanas.tv – open for one week starting September 5th.
The fiction has, in reality, its biggest inspiration source and tells the story of four environmental defenders who fight against an illegal mining company that works in the forest.
Under the artistic direction of Carlos Manga Jr. and general direction of Estela Renner, the series had the technical partnership of Greenpeace and the support of some of the biggest and most important social organizations of human and environmental rights in the world, UN Environment, Amnesty International, Alana, APIB (Association of Native Tribes from Brazil), Conectas Direitos Humanos, Global Witness, Greenfaith, Imazon, Ipam (Institute of Environmental Research in Amazônia), Instituto Socioambiental, Iser (Institute of Studies on Religions), Justiça Global, Open Society, Foundations, Rainforest Interfaith Initiative ,WWF Brasil, 350 Org, among others.