The Cloud Forest

The Cloud Forest

The people of a small community in Veracruz are the guardians of one of the ecosystems facing the most risk in the country: the cloud forest. They are trying to redesign their own culture: needs, food, education and relationship with other people and with nature, searching for a simpler and sustainable life.

Year:  2016
Premiere Status: World Premiere
Genre:  Documentary
Screening Section: Global
Screening Category: Documentary Feature
Country: Mexico
Language: Spanish with English Subtitles
Runtime: 90 mins

Mónica Álvarez Franco

Director Bio

After studying AV Media in Mexico and a Master's Degree in Creative Documentary in Spain, she wrote and directed several short documentaries, including "Venus y Arturo," which was featured in the Guanajuato International Fim Festival. "The Cloud Forest" is her first feature documentary.


Director:  Mónica Álvarez Franco
Producer:  Carlos Sosa, Laura Imperiale
Screenwriter: Mónica Álvarez Franco
Cinematographer: Carlos Rossini
Editor: Yibran Asuad
Sound Designer: Alejandro de Icaza
Additional Credits: Production Coordination: Miguel Galo


Public Film Contact
Carlos Sosa
Viento del Norte Cine
Publicity Contact
Carlos Sosa