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Thus spoke the mountains (2024)
74 min -  HD - Perú, Chile.
Directed by:
Alvaro Sarmiento 

Produced by:
Diego Sarmiento (HD Perú),
Juan Francisco González (DOCLA)
Following in the footsteps of the indigenous photographer Martín Chambi in thecommunities that he immortalized in his images, THUS SPOKE THE MOUNTAINS travels throughthe Cusco region in Peru, showing the ways of life of the Andean people, their worldview,religious syncretism and festivities.

WIP Lima Lab. Perú, 2020.
WIP Ventana Sur - DocSur. DocuDAC Award. Argentina, 2022.
WIP Festival de Cine de Viña del Mar. Chile, 2022.
WIP FIDBA. LaHaye Media Award. Argentina, 2023.
WIP Vancouver Latin American Film Festival. Canadá, 2023.

WIP FIDOCS + Conecta. Chile, 2023
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Alvaro Sarmiento (Perú) 

He is the founder of HDPERÚ, a non-profit organization dedicated to the production of films in defense of the rights of indigenous peoples and the conservation of the environment in the Andes and the Peruvian Amazon. His cinematographic work has been presented at Film Festivals, Museums, Academic Congresses and Universities.


In "Green River - The Time of Yakurunas" he explores the daily lives of three riparian families and has been discussed in the panel Our Amazon?: Mediated Claims to Ownership and Belonging in Amazonian Studies.

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