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HOME, the movie…


• Was conceived as a gift to the public and is shown all over the world for free on YouTube

• Has been watched by more than 400 million people around the globe

• Has been seen over 15 million times on YouTube

• Has been translated into 40 languages and been shown in more than 131 countries

• Won the International Roberto Rossellini Film Award – Maiori, Italy – November 2010

• Is carried around by “Carlos Carvajal” who travels on bike to villages all over Latin America

• Has been seen all over Africa in the farthest corners of the continent

• Was shown during the Bonjour India Festival in Mumbai, intro by Shahrukh Khan

• Screened at the United Nations Pavilion at the 2010 Universal Expo in Shanghai

• Aired on The People’s Republic of China’s premier TV channel, seen by 1 million viewers

• Was first released on June 5th, 2009 simultaneously via cinemas, DVD, Internet & TV

• Is the first environmental film that has been made using only aerial photography

• Was shot entirely from the air, filmed in 120 locations in over 50 countries

• Was made by Filmmaker Yann Arthus-Bertrand who worked for free for 3 years to make the film

• Was shown on gigantic screens in front of the Eiffel Tower to a crowd of 50,000+

• Took 3 years to make and survived many logistical challenges and circumstances

• Won the award for « Best Artistic Direction » at the German "Ökofilmtour” Film Festival 2010

• Marks artist-environmentalist Yann Arthus-Bertrand’s feature film directorial debut

• Was inspired by Al Gore’s “An Inconvenient Truth”

• Is made by a Goodwill Ambassador for the United Nations Environment Program

• Is a non-commercial film project

• Was screened at the French Congress on June 16th, 2009, in front of 577 members

• Was screened at the UN in 2009, seen by representatives from 90% of the member states

• Is a reminder of what is at stake: Earth, in all its beauty, and the people who live on it

• Is sponsored by French retailer PPR Group (Puma, Gucci Group….)

• Doubled the ratings on French language channel TV5 Monde when aired

• Has a sequel currently in development

• Is the recipient of a great gift: the voice of numerous actresses & entertainers as narrator of various language versions such as Glenn Close (English), Salma Hayek and Juan Echanove (Spanish) and Isabella Rossellini (Italian – currently in production), Zhou Xun (Chinese)