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Reserva de la Biosfera: Jaragua, Bahoruco y Enriquillo

Dominican Republic - 2009

In 2002, Jaragua-Bahoruco-Enriquillo was declared a Biosphere Reserve by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO).

Reserva de la Biosfera: Jaragua, Bahoruco y Enriquillo is a series of three documentaries on these areas: the Jaragua National Park, a wonderful combination of beauty and biodiversity; the Sierra de Bahoruco National Park, a natural symbol of the Dominican nation; and Lake Enriquillo and Cabritos Island, a unique landscape of this side of the island’s geography. This zone, with a total surface area of 5,770 km², includes unique landscapes of extraordinary beauty, impressive biodiversity consisting of the most diverse coastal, marine and land ecosystems, high level of regional endemism of flora and fauna and invaluable genetic resources.

Los documentales “Reserva de la Biosfera: Jaragua, Bahoruco y Enriquillo” fueron producidos por la Fundación Propagas y realizados por la Fundación Memoria de Nación.

Biography of Director Máximo José Rodríguez:
foto MaximoDominican Máximo José Rodríguez is a renowned director, cinematographer and experienced publicity campaign director in his country. He has launched vital local and international publicity campaigns. He is founding director of the Dominican Republic’sMemoria de Nación Foundation.

He has been honored with innumerable awards in his career, including, among others, Honorable Mention in Cannes Festival as cinematographer of Guagasi; Honorable Mention in short film category in the Paris Biennal for Lumiantena, and Honorable Mention in the first Video Clip St Tropez Festival in France for the short filmLas pausas del silencio. He has also received numerous national awards and won several photography contests.

His many documentaries include Santo Domingo: Una Ciudad de Encantos; Ingenio Diego Caballero; Los Toros Ofrenda del Cristo de Bayaguana; Los Látigos del Sol; El San Antonio Negro de los Guillén; Descubre La Vega: Orgullo de mi tierra, and most recently, Cordillera Central Dominicana.

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Director: Máximo José Rodríguez
Country: Dominican Republic
Year: 2009
Length: 45 mins
Language: Spanish


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