Part 1 (“Two Rivers”) of Harald Pokieser’s two-part Colombia documentary won the Gold Trophy (trophée or) in the category “Seas, Oceans and Water Environments” at the Deauville Green Awards, held in the popular French seaside resort in June 2022. The festival in Deauville focuses on films that deal with ecological and social concerns. Every year, there are more than 500 applicants for the three competitions Spot, Information Film and Documentary. “Colombia – Wild and Free” premiered on 26. November 2021 as part of the Austrian ORF UNIVERSUM series. It was subsequently broadcast on KPBS TV in the USA on 18. May 2022.