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Desert Around Me

Directed by Alessandro Beltrame
Documentary Feature
USA | 94 min | 2016

Desert Around Me: the ADHD Epidemic a Challenge of Global Proportions is a film about ADHD and a famous race in the desert, the Marathon des Sables.

Witness five elite athletes battle fatigue, the sand, the heat, and themselves as they run on behalf of TEAM I RUN4ULTRA for ADHD awareness while learning about ADHD through facts and expert interviews.

Desert Around Me - Alessandro Beiltrame, DirectorAlessandro Beltrame

Alessandro Beltrame is a producer, director of photography, storyteller, and specialist cameraman based in Cairo Montenotte, Italy. With a background in electronics and information technology, he has been a making films since 1989 and is the owner of AGB Video Production Studio.  Combining work and passion, 48-year-old Beltrame enjoys mountain, rock and ice climbing, high mountain expeditions, running and biking, scuba-diving and downhill skiing.

Beltrame has completed more then a hundred productions for international clients including National Geographic, Eurosport, Discovery Channel, BBC, Infocus Asia as well as for Italian television (RAI and Mediaset). He has filmed documentaries in Europe, Australia, USA, Mexico, Chile, Mongolia, Brazil, the Amazon, Africa, Russia, Argentina, Patagonia, Perù, Bolivia, Iceland and Antarctica.

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Film Information

Directors: Alessandro Beltrame
Country: USA
Year: 2016
Language: English
Runtime: 94 min
Rated: G


Producer: Linda Sanders
Writer: Linda Sanders

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