Samuel in the Clouds

In Bolivia, the glaciers are melting as Samuel, an old ski lift operator, looks out of his window on the rooftop of the world.

Directors

Pieter Van Eecke

Country

Belgium/Netherlands

Year

2015

Running Time

70 mins 

Website

samuelintheclouds.com

SFGFF Film Program: 

Green Film Fest Screening - April 24, 2017

West Coast Premiere.

In Bolivia, the glaciers are melting. This award-winning film follows Samuel, an old ski lift operator, as he looks out of a window on the rooftop of the world. Generations of his family worked in these snowy mountains, but now snow fails. While scientists are discussing ominous changes Samuel continues to honor the ancient mountain spirits.

DISCUSSION WITH: Pieter Van Eecke, filmmaker (via Skype); Maribel Guevara, Ecuadorian Green Film Festival & SFGFF Board