In the capital of Spain, a person generates on average 325 kilos of trash per year. Madrid Zero is a short documentary that tells the stories of Anna, Patricia, Fernando and Ángel, citizens who seek a life with less waste and environmental impact.

Production date: June 2017

Country: Spain

Language: Spanish

Format: Digital / Color


Audience Award "Rueda por el cambio" - Another Way Film Festival, Spain (2018)

Prize of the Mayor of the Capital City of Bratislava - Ekotopfilm, Slovakia (2018)

Best Short Documentary - Barcelona Planet Film Festival (2017)

Special Mention for Social Sustainability - Sandalia Film Festival, Italy (2018)

Finalist - Ecofilm Festival Mexico (2017)

Finalist - Greenmotions Festival, Germany (2017)

Planet Selection - FICMA Festival, Spain (2018)

Official Selection - Patagonia Eco Film Festival, Argentina (2018)

Panorama Selection - BIFED, Turkey (2018)

Official Selection - FReDD Festival, France (2018)

Official Selection - Rural Film Fest, Spain (2018)

Official Selection - CinemAmbiente, Italy (2018)

Official Selection - Festival Green Planet, Barcelona (2018)

Official Selection - Festival du Film Vert de Suisse, Switzerland (2018)

Official Selection - SEFF Smaragdni Eco Film festival, Croatia (2018)

Official Selection - SunChild International Environmental Festival (2017)

Official Selection - International Green Culture Festival "Green Fest", Serbia (2017)

Official Selection - Curtas Armadiña, Spain (2017)

Official Selection - EDITA, Spain (2017)

Official Selection - CortODS, Spain (2017)

Official Selection - Minidoc IV, Spain (2017)

Non-competitive section - Carrousel international du film de Rimouski, Canada (2018)

Production credits

Direction, production and editing: Álvaro Llagunes

With the stories of: Anna Codorníu, Ángel Callejo, Fernando Gómez, Patricia Reina

Script: Álvaro Llagunes

Camera and sound: José Gilabert, Sofía Soler, Víctor Sanz, Álvaro Llagunes

Stock footage: Free Vimeo Videos, Thomas Meier, Anthony (InspiredImages)

Music: Moby (

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