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Apu Condor (The Condor God)
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written by Gianfranco Norelli, fl. 1980-2005; directed by Gianfranco Norelli, fl. 1980-2005; produced by Gianfranco Norelli, fl. 1980-2005 (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 1992), 30 mins
A unique and highly visual documentary that provides a detailed observation of the sacred Peruvian 'Yawar Fiesta of the Apu Condor'.
written by Gianfranco Norelli, fl. 1980-2005; directed by Gianfranco Norelli, fl. 1980-2005; produced by Gianfranco Norelli, fl. 1980-2005 (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 1992), 30 mins
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At Highest Risk: Maternal Health Care in the High Peruvian Andes
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written by Rebecca Rivas, fl. 2006; directed by Rebecca Rivas, fl. 2006 (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 2006), 43 mins
Just as the rivers of the Andes mountains twist and coil in a curious maze, so does the grave situation of Peruvian women's health care. Within the past decade, the Andean women in Peru have faced a massive sterilization campaign, exorbitant fines for homebirths, remnants of a deadly civil war, and the second high...
written by Rebecca Rivas, fl. 2006; directed by Rebecca Rivas, fl. 2006 (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 2006), 43 mins
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Disappearing World, The Quechua
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directed by Carlos Pasini Hansen, fl. 1994; produced by Carlos Pasini Hansen, fl. 1994, in Disappearing World (London, England: Royal Anthropological Institute, 1974), 52 mins
This film is set in a community of peasant agriculturalists 2 1/4 miles above sea level in the southern Peruvian Andes. Concentrating on a single family, the film explores aspects of religious and secular life. The first part of the film shows a pilgrimage to a Christian sanctuary situated close to the residence o...
directed by Carlos Pasini Hansen, fl. 1994; produced by Carlos Pasini Hansen, fl. 1994, in Disappearing World (London, England: Royal Anthropological Institute, 1974), 52 mins
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La Joya and the Warriors in the Mist
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directed by Jose Manuel Novoa, 1954- (Madrid, Comunidad de Madrid: Explora Films, 2014), 52 mins
A people who lived on the brink of the abyss and buried their dead on sheer cliffs, defying all logic… The Chachapoya culture flourished between 800 and 1500 AD in northern Peru, at an altitude of more than 3,000 meters. No one knows for sure whether the Chachapoyas came out of the jungles or the mountains, but...
directed by Jose Manuel Novoa, 1954- (Madrid, Comunidad de Madrid: Explora Films, 2014), 52 mins
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The Last Free Men, Episode 2, A Life Without Borders
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directed by Jose Manuel Novoa, 1954-, in The Last Free Men, Episode 2 (Madrid, Comunidad de Madrid: Explora Films, 2008), 52 mins
In the deepest part of the central African jungle, we coexist with the Baka Pygmies - an authentic journey back to our pre-history. The Baka continue to travel through the jungle with ember, to preserve the fire, and they continue to sharpen their teeth to better chew the meat of the prey they hunt in the jungle....
directed by Jose Manuel Novoa, 1954-, in The Last Free Men, Episode 2 (Madrid, Comunidad de Madrid: Explora Films, 2008), 52 mins
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Our God the Condor
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directed by Andy Harries and Paul Yule, fl. 1995; produced by Andy Harries and Paul Yule, fl. 1995 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1990), 51 mins
The Yawar Festival, a spectacular event in the southern Andes of Peru, pits a condor, symbolic of the Andean people, against a bull, the symbol of Spain. In the dramatic ritual battle the wildly flapping condor is tied atop the lurching bull. The film documents the significance of the ceremony for the indigenous p...
directed by Andy Harries and Paul Yule, fl. 1995; produced by Andy Harries and Paul Yule, fl. 1995 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1990), 51 mins
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Peruvian Weaving: A Continuous Warp for 5000 Years
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directed by John Cohen, 1932-; produced by John Cohen, 1932- (Berkeley, CA: Berkeley Media, 1980), 28 mins
This informative documentary examines warp pattern weaving in Peru, an ancient Andean Indian tradition handed down from woman to woman for some 5,000 years.The film features a detailed demonstration of the warp pattern technique on back-strap and four-stake looms by Indian weavers and an interview with Dr. Junius...
directed by John Cohen, 1932-; produced by John Cohen, 1932- (Berkeley, CA: Berkeley Media, 1980), 28 mins
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Capturing the Condor
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produced by Manuel Catteau, fl. 2007, ZED (Film production); in Messenger Of Gods, Master of the Spirits (Paris, Ile-de-France: ZED (Film production)), 8 mins
After the sacrifice, Dimas indicates to each man his lookout post for the days to come. A long wait is about to begin. All the men are up high along the rock face, watching the sky for the first condors to appear. These suspicious and cautious birds can fly around for days before landing near the carcass. To fight...
produced by Manuel Catteau, fl. 2007, ZED (Film production); in Messenger Of Gods, Master of the Spirits (Paris, Ile-de-France: ZED (Film production)), 8 mins
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Memories of Paradise
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written by Sonia Goldenberg; directed by Sonia Goldenberg; produced by Sonia Goldenberg (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2004), 51 mins
The legendary Peruvian town of Paradise was once a tropical utopia. After an earthquake in the 1970's buried the city of Yungay, killing 70,000, the survivors were given government aid to settle a new town in the jungle which they called Paradise. Here they dreamed of creating a better future for their families. I...
written by Sonia Goldenberg; directed by Sonia Goldenberg; produced by Sonia Goldenberg (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2004), 51 mins
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Mountain Music of Peru
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directed by John Cohen, 1932-; produced by John Cohen, 1932- (Berkeley, CA: Berkeley Media, 1984), 59 mins
This classic documentary on the centuries-old music of the Andes demonstrates the importance or the region's musical heritage in preserving the cultural identity of the impoverished native peoples.The musical thread that runs through the Andes extends back past the ancient culture of the Incas, and it is strong en...
directed by John Cohen, 1932-; produced by John Cohen, 1932- (Berkeley, CA: Berkeley Media, 1984), 59 mins
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