A documentary reenactment of the government-ordered massacre of striking tin miners and their families at the Siglo XX Mines in 1967 in Bolivia. Read More »
Tag Archives: Bolivia
Racial, social and cultural aspects of La Paz (called Chuquiago by the Aymaras) seen through four stories. Read More »
A filmmaker tracing the steps of Swedish explorer Erland Nordeskiold travels with a Guarani Indian from the highlands of La Paz to the swamps in the forests of South Eastern Bolivia, a place where uncontacted indigenous still exist. Read More »
Ukamau / And So It Is (1966) Jorge Sanjinés, Elsa Antequera, Néstor Cárdenas, Benedicta Huanca, Drama
While her husband is on his way to the market, a peasant woman is raped and murdered. Her widower carefully plans his revenge. Read More »
Who Killed the White Llama? (2006) Rodrigo Bellott, Erika Andia, Miguel Valverde, Cacho Mendieta, Comedy
Jacinto and Domitila are two indigenous Bolivians, happily married… and the most notorious criminals in the country. Read More »
Los Andes no creen en Dios (2007) Antonio Eguino, Diego Bertie, Carla Ortiz, Milton Cortés, Drama, Adventure
End of the 20’s. Alfonso a young writer brought up in France, arrives to an adventurous mining town (Uyuni) in the midst of the Bolivian high plateau. Read More »
El regalo de la Pachamama / The Gift of Pachamama (2008) Toshifumi Matsushita, Christian Huaygua, Luis Mamani, Faniy Mosques, Drama
Kunturi is a 13-year old boy living a traditional life with his family near Uyuni, a salt lake. They cut bricks of salt by hand, which they use to exchange for other products of the the Andes. One spring, his father takes him on his first caravan. That travel will teach him who he is as a young boy and a Quechua. By the end, he discovers what his grandfather means by “the gift of Pachamama”.
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Dependencia sexual / Sexual Dependency (2003) Rodrigo Bellott, Alexandra Aponte, Roberto Urbina, Jorge Antonio Saavedra, Drama
A poor girl, a rich stud, a university student and a model — nothing in common, except the desire to experience true intimacy. Their stories unfold and overlap as each becomes victim to their own sexual dependencies, self-perceptions and illusions. Thematically structured around issues of femininity, masculinity, virginity, rape and sexuality, each teen struggles to make sense of their own identity, reaching for ideals that represent everything they feel they are supposed to be, but are not.
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