The Festival has among its main objectives: the environmental AWARENESS and EDUCATION to arrive to ALL CITIZENSHIP, with films and audiovisual as a tool and to PROMOTE and HELP the PRODUCTION of Mexican Films.
Having a successful ITINERANCE FOR MORE THAN 40 CITIES in the country-reaching more than 50 thousand spectators in its last edition FICMA MX will program documentaries and films of the latest Barcelona FICMA Edition (25 years old Festival and the oldest one in the world in terms of the environment) and also it will include documentaries produced or co-produced with Mexico, which are the ones that are convened in this contest.
This year 2018, FICMA MX launches the contest with the highest Environmental Film Awards for a documentary of the country to all those productions made in Mexico between the years 2017/2018 telling of different environmental situations in Mexico: Climate change , Water, New Energies, Biodiversity, Human rights, Animal rights, Oceans, Waste, Forests, Sotenibility, Pollution, Health, Food, among others. The films must deal with the circumstances of the Environment in Mexico and must be of the documentary genre.
Entries should be between 30 seconds to 3 minutes in length.
Best Mexican Documentary:
40,000 Mexican Peso (Approx. $2,100 USD) + Golden Sun Award
Two Finalist Prizes:
10,000 Mexican Peso (Approx. $500 USD) + Golden Sun Award