We are proud to announce that The Pararoos have won the following awards in 2018:
• The IndieFest Film Awards – Award of Excellence
• Virgin Spring Cinefest, India – Silver
• The Next Level International Film Festival – Best Documentary
• Sport Movies & TV – 36 Milano International FIlm Festival – Milan, Italy – Runner up (Sport & Disability Documentary)
• Los Angeles Independent Film Festival Awards – Semi Finalist

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New Awards: THE PARAROOS

We are proud to share with you the news that in the last 5 months, “The Pararoos” has received the following awards:
• The IndieFest Film Awards – Award of Excellence
• Virgin Spring Cinefest, India – Silver
• The Next Level International Film Festival – Best Documentary
• Sport Movies & TV – 36 Milano International Film Festival – Milan, Italy – Runner-up (Sport & Disability Documentary)
• Los Angeles Independent Film Festival Awards – Semi-Finalist

For more information click on www.gallopingfilms.com/the-pararoos

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New acquisition: the family film “THANKS FOR BEING MY FRIEND” aka “GRACIAS POR SER MI AMIGO.”

We are delighted to represent internationally Mexico’s director Jose Gerardo Ocampo’s feel-good film GRACIAS POR SER MI AMIGO. The film was produced and performed by his cinema students adding to the ‘authenticity’ of the storyline and acting.

Yael, kind and innocent, seeks to fit in with his new group of high school students. He targets José Luis, the most rebellious and aggressive of all. Although Jos é Luis rejects him constantly, Yael discovers in him a boy with a big heart and decides not to give up until he gets his friendship. Very soon José Luis will realize that Yael’s arrival at his school will mark his life forever.

For more information click on www.gallopingfilms.com/thanks-for-being-my-friend

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New sale: The Green Channel (Canada) bought the VOD rights of 10 documentaries!

This deal will be a great opportunity to commercialise and screen the socially engaging environmental documentaries that Galloping Films represents. They include:

“A WORM IN THE APPLE” (David Leigh, Australia) www.gallopingfilms.com/a-worm-in-the-apple

“BRING THE SUN HOME” (Chiara Andrich, Italy) www.gallopingfilms.com/bring-the-sun-home

“NEW FARMS, BIG SUCCESS” (Jocelyn Demers, Canada) www.gallopingfilms.com/new-farms-new-success

“THE LEOPARD IN THE LAND” (Jim McEachen, USA) www.gallopingfilms.com/the-leopard-in-the-land 

“SAVING THE LIFE KEEPERS” (Jocelyn Demers, Canada) www.gallopingfilms.com/saving-the-life-keepers

“TRANSHUMANCE” (Maria Bagnat, Argentina) www.gallopingfilms.com/transhumancia

“THE FIRST WAVE” (Liz Burke, Australia) www.gallopingfilms.com/the-first-wave

“THE LAST YOIK IN SAMI FORESTS” (Hannu Hayvönen, Finland) www.gallopingfilms.com/last-yoik

“THE FUTURE MAKERS” (Maryella Hatfield, Australia) www.gallopingfilms.com/the-future-makers

“THE WATERSHED OF FRASER RIVER” (Jocelyn Demers, Canada)

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New acquisition: the award winning documentary: “FIREFLIES IN THE ABYSS”

We are proud to represent internationally Indian based director Chandrasekhar Reddy’s documentary film “FIREFLIES IN THE ABYSS.” The film won the following prices:

Best Long Documentary. Int’l Doco Kerala
Best Non-Feature Film. National Film Awards
Best Film & Best Cinematography. Mumbai Int’l Festival
Official Selection. HOT DOCS, Canada
Official Selection. Busan Int’l Film Festival, Korea

For more information click on www.gallopingfilms.com/fireflies-in-the-abyss 

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New acquisition: the uplifiting doco ” THE PARAROOS”

We are thrilled to represent the uplifting doco THE PARAROOS” directed by Australian based Tom Ferguson.

The Pararoos are the Australian national football team in international 7-a-side competition for athletes with cerebral palsy, acquired brain injuries or injuries acquired from a stroke. They are a side that faced many hurdles in their personal lives as well as in their journeys to represent Australia on the world stage. This film explores different players’ personalities, the world of Paralympic football and the importance of sport in mental and physical rehabilitation. The Pararoos provides role models for anyone with a disability.

For more information click on http://www.gallopingfilms.com/the-pararoos/

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New acquisition: the social/environmental doco “TRANSHUMANCE”

We are privileged to represent this important social documentary from award-winning Argentinean director Maria Bagnat.

The transhumance is the cyclical moving and herding of animals to the pastures of the high mountains in the summer and down to the slopes of the mountain range in the wintering grounds. Today, the migratory stockbreeders between Argentina and Chile, both native Mapuche Indians and criollos, are facing the proliferation of private property and the discovery of hydrocarbons in the area that are risking their livelihoods and ancestral lifestyle.

For more details click on http://www.gallopingfilms.com/transhumancia/