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I am always pleased to learn of cycyling adventures and even more so when it is for such a good cause. So, I was delighted when Georgina Shaw of Shaw Marketing Services, a long-time supporter of TheShirt2010, sent me updates of the work in Spain.

Meet the stars of award-winning documentary in Marbella

On the 9 th of June, Marbella will play host to the stars and Director of award-winning documentary
“DE QUIJOTES Y SEMILLAS”, as part of the ECO Cine Forum screening series. Just three days after its
screening as finalist at the Malaga Film Festival, Marbella residents can see the film along with an
introduction and Q&A session with the stars Santi Cordón and Alberto Marín, and the Goya winning
Director Patxi Uriz.

The documentary follows chefs Santi and Alberto on their extraordinary 900-kilometre journey by
bicycle from Tudela to last year’s Malaga film festival. It is a poetic and powerful road movie,
showcasing Spain’s interior, and the epic journey on their “Verducycle”, complete with a mobile
vegetable garden. During their journey they aim to sow seeds of life as they pass through traditional
villages and bewitching landscapes, sharing the message of sustainability.

The protagonists previously studied permaculture at Arboretum in Marbella and so the team are
delighted to welcome them back to their Eco Cine Forum to see the film and chat to the stars and
the director about this new project.

The screening of the documentary and the Q&A session with the team behind it takes place at I.E.S.
Río Verde in Marbella on Calle Notario Luis Oliver from 7pm to 9.30pm. Tickets are on sale from the
venue at 5€ for adults and 1€ for students from 18.45. Find out more on or find the event on Facebook @fundacionarboretum

The Arboretum team will also be celebrating the film by taking part in their own little journey from
their base in Marbella to the Malaga Film Festival on the “Verducycle” featured in the film. Their aim
is to sow the seeds of conscience and spread the message of sustainability along the Costa del Sol.
The founding members of the Arboretum project, who have been working tirelessly for 10 years to
build awareness of sustainability and environmental activism, are making this trip as a tribute to all
the farmers in Spain who work to preserve biodiversity, food sovereignty and the dignity of those
who work on the land. They will arrive in Malaga on World Environment Day and hope to inspire
many more people to minimise their impact on the planet.


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