The Story of Cholera won the Audience Favorite Award in the Vermont Filmmakers’ Showcase at the 2012 Vermont International Film Festival. The Festival—held October 19–28 in Burlington—is the world’s oldest environmental and human rights festival, founded in 1985.
The film was also the winner of the Global Health Award in the 12th Media That Matters Showcase that premiered in New York City on October 25. Sponsored by Arts Engine, Inc and Reel Lives, these “twelve short films on the most important issues of the day” were selected to promote social change and inspire action by reaching “thousands through community screenings around the world.”
The Story of Cholera has won seven awards and has been screened at seven international film festivals.