Private Project

The Arcade Creek Project: A Mosaic of Sustainability

This 29-minute documentary film tells the story of a small, deteriorated creek and a group of high schoolers who attempts to save the dying ecosystem before it is gone forever.

  • Jierel Almario
  • Dean Karagianes
    Key Cast
  • Cindy Suchanek
    Key Cast
  • Project Type:
    Documentary, Short, Student
  • Genres:
    Environmental, Nature
  • Runtime:
    29 minutes 44 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    April 10, 2017
  • Production Budget:
    1,500 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
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  • Student Project:
  • Coronado Island Film Festival
    Coronado, CA
    United States
    November 9, 2017
    Coronado/San Diego Premiere
    Dr. George Sanger Best Student Film Award/Audience Favorite
  • Queen City Film Festival
    Cumberland, MD
    United States
    October 5, 2017
    Maryland Premiere
    Best Documentary Short
  • G2 Green Earth Film Festival
    Los Angeles, CA
    October 22, 2017
    Gottlieb Award for Environmental Excellence
  • Sacramento Film & Music Festival
    Sacramento, CA
    United States
    September 20, 2017
    World Premiere
    Emerging Filmmaker Award
  • Best Shorts Competition
    La Jolla, CA
    United States
    Award of Merit
  • Davis International Film Festival
    Davis, CA
    United States
    October 21, 2017
    Documentary Short Award
  • Awareness Festival
    Los Angeles, CA
    United States
    Los Angeles Premiere
    Grand Jury Award (Youth)
  • EyeCatcher International Film Festival
    McAlester, Oklahoma
    United States
    November 8, 2017
    Finalist- Best Student Film, Best Documentary
  • Gig Harbor Film Festival
    Gig Harbor, Washington
    United States
    October 26-29, 2017
  • Ellensburg Film Festival
    Ellensburg, WA
    United States
    October 6, 2017
  • Southern City Film Festival
    Aiken, SC
    November 2, 2017
    South Carolina Premiere
  • Big Water Film Festival
    Ashland, WI
    United States
    Wisconsin Premiere
  • Los Angeles CineFest
    Los Angeles
    United States
  • Barcelona Planet Film Festival
    Nominated - Best Documentary Short
  • Direct Monthly Online Film Festival
  • Peak City Film Festival
    Apex, NC
    United States
    November 17, 2017
    North Caroline Premiere
    Best Short Film
  • M3F3 Film Festival
    Marcellus, NY
    United States
    November 10, 2017
    Marcellus Premiere
  • Bare Bones Film Festival
    Muskogee, OK
    United States
    Oklahoma Premiere
  • Back in the Box Competition
    Santa Monica, CA
    Best Documentary Nominee
Director Biography - Jierel Almario

Jierel Almario is an 18-year old self-taught filmmaker from Sacramento, CA. His work has comprised of narrative short films prior to his most recent project - his first documentary called "The Arcade Creek Project: A Mosaic of Sustainability", which he completed during his senior year of high school. His work has earned him the Award of Congressional Recognition as well as features on Good Day Sacramento and iHeart Radio's NewsRadio 1530 KFBK.

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