2015 / Ancash, Peru / documentary 30 min

Running for the essentials


Sabrina, Antonio e Michele, three common people gets excited in front of the residents situation of the region of Ancash, Perù and they decide to use their greatest common passion, the mountains running, as instrument for gathering of funds, in one of the most beautiful place in the world, the Cordillera Blanca. Born Ande Trail, charity race with the aim to support some local projects, among the most important is the construction of 5 kindergartens in the shanty town of Chimbote, exposed to the Pacific Ocean. The documentary “Running for the Essential” is the fruit of the Andes Trail project and tells the experience of the participants of the race, the synergy in the organization and the future vision of Father “Ugo de Censi”, parish priest for 40 years, volunteer and founder of “Operation Mato Grosso”.



Official Selection Trento Film Festival 2016
Official Selection Verona Mountain Film Festival 2016
Official Selection Sestiere Film Festival 2016
Official Selection Kathmandu International Mountain Film Festival 2016
Screening Inka Festival of Lima Perù 2016
Screening Spirit of the Mountain Milano Mountain Film Festival 2016


Director Alberto Ferretto
Production assistant & Visual Effects Andrea Bax
Music: Federico Pelle, Smider Sound Agency, Chris Zabriskie
Audio Mix The Basement
Color Correction Stefano Zordan
English Subtitling Matteo Pietrobelli
2015 / Ancash, Peru / documentary 30 min. / language ITA, ESP. Sub: ITA, ENG.