The documentary by marine biologist and photographer Ricardo Gomes was supported by the United Nations Development Programme to be released this year in 166 countries.

Marine biologist and photographer, Ricardo Gomes leads life by diving into the world’s most polluted waters in order to show that life can and should prevail. Author of the documentary “Baía Urbana” (2017), concerning the Guanabara Bay, in Rio de Janeiro, received support from the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) to release his film in 166 countries this year. However, during the 8th World Water Forum (WWF), Gomes showed his most recent documentary twice.

The first screening of “Baía Urbana” is on the WWF’s first day (19th), at Cine Brasília, in the Green Film Festival program. The Green Film Festival continues until the 23rd, with around 50 films on its program. Entry to the Festival is free.

On March 21, Ricardo Gomes’ documentary will be screened at Planetário de Brasília, as part of the Planet SDGs (Sustainable Development Goals) program, a parallel event to the WWF, promoted by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). Besides the debate sessions about water and the agenda of goals for a sustainable future that UN member countries need to implement until 2030, films that relate water to reaching sustainable development will be shown and the audience will have the opportunity to attend a photography exhibition about water. Apply here. .

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Talk with Ricardo Gomes

On the 20th, a talk organized by the World Centre for Sustainable Development – Rio+ Centre on the subject of Urban Waters (Águas Urbanas) will be held as part of the Planet SDGs program. The panel aims to discuss how the cities interact with seas, lakes and rivers

In addition to Ricardo Gomes, Francisco Nilson, Sustainability coordinator of the Te Vejo na Praia project, was recognized as the first major event Certified with True Zero Waste in Brazil from the Zero Waste Institute Brazil; Bruna Pinheiro, CEO, Federal District Inspection Agency, and Patrícia Meneses, Representative and Institutional Liaison of the Mayor’s Office for the 2030 Agenda – City Hall of Barcarena, State of Pará.

Ricardo Gomes’s bluevision attitude

Filmmaker of the documentaries “Baía Urbana” (2017) and “Mar Urbano” (2014), Ricardo Andrade Gomes, 50 year old vegetarian from Rio de Janeiro, and Nina’s father. A graduate in marine biology from Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Ricardo has worked as a fisherman, photojournalist, wedding photographer and currently works as a documentary filmmaker.

On an interview for the launch of bluevision, Ricardo Gomes talks about his work, family relationship with water and his new venture, the Instituto Mar Urbano. The mission of Instituto Mar Urbano is to create audiovisual products about marine biodiversity and explore the relationship between Men and Sea aimed to inspire, raise awareness, educate and mobilize society.



What? Screening of “Baía Urbana” at Green Film Festival
When? March 19, 06:30 PM
Where? Cine Brasília —  EQS 106/107 – Asa Sul
How much? Free entry

What? Screening of “Baía Urbana” at Planet SDGs
When? On the 21st, time TBD
Where? Planetário de Brasília — St. de Divulgação Cultural – Eixo Monumental
How much? Aplly here for free entry .


Content published in March 19, 2018

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