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.
Tag Archives: Bolivia
Ukamau / And So It Is (1966) Jorge Sanjinés, Elsa Antequera, Néstor Cárdenas, Benedicta Huanca, Drama
Who Killed the White Llama? (2006) Rodrigo Bellott, Erika Andia, Miguel Valverde, Cacho Mendieta, Comedy
Los Andes no creen en Dios (2007) Antonio Eguino, Diego Bertie, Carla Ortiz, Milton Cortés, Drama, Adventure
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”.
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.