Show: Agents of Global Change

Episode: Café Armonía

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Episode Description:

Café Armonía is a small coffee shop that opened in Guatemala in September 2014. It was started in Xela (Quetzaltenango) by two associations of small coffee farmers - Manos Campesinas and ASOBAGRI. It is the first effort of these Guatemalan groups to sell fresh-made (Organic, Fair Trade) coffee to the consumer.

For more information:
Café Armonía -
Manos Campesinas -

Producer: Livvy Runyon
Director: Aria Zapata
Cinematographer: Kim Mniece
Editor: Mack Vargas

This micro-documentary was produced on location in Quetzaltenango, Guatemala, by an Actuality Media student crew and shot with a Canon XA10. The making of this video was part of a one-day-shoot assignment; an exercise to prepare a crew who had never filmed together to be ready to create a the short documentary on a local changemaker.

Actuality Media is on the ground with every student crew to oversee production of these short documentaries, providing the services of executive producer, production manager, location scout, additional editing, and whatever else is needed to complete the project.
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Episode Short Description: Café Armonía is a small coffee shop opened by local farmers in Guatemala.

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Date HD Episode Video Uploaded: Friday, February 16, 2018 - 23:24