In La Paz -as opposed to many other cities- the rich live below, which is the Southern District. Life goes on without major mishaps in a large house surrounded by a beautiful garden. It is a wonderful world, a great bubble of comfort, where different personal spheres coexist: the mother, along with her three children and the Aymara inhabitants of the house. The drama surfaces slowly, without narrative ploys, observing day-to-day activities until internal and external forces make the bubble ...
The story of an obsessive relationship between a young French woman and an older Bolivian man. Their unusual romance, like the country in which they live, is transforming, sometimes violent and difficult to understand.
Equal parts documentary, road film, and ethnographic recording, Collasuyo makes most sense as a symphony of the nation of Bolivia.
A short story of a man who accidentally loses his cellphone and is found by a person that will not return it and is unaware of the damage he could cause.
Maria Francisca, a wealthy young heiress and her friend Mariana De Castro, a young protestant widow, are accused of witchcraft and taken before the Inquisition of Lima, Peru .
In Bolivia, Butch Cassidy (now calling himself James Blackthorne) pines for one last sight of home, an adventure that aligns him with a young robber and makes the duo a target for gangs and lawmen alike.
Toño sets off on a long journey back to his hometown in the south of Bolivia in attempt to reconcile with the past.
So Close So Far
Bolivia in the 50's : on the Island of the Sun, in the midst of Lake Titicaca, Alberto Perrin films the indigenous community recently emancipated through the agrarian reform and the 1952 revolution. 2010: Carmen Perrin, his daughter, returns to the inhabitants the films shot by her father. No nostalgia, because the ancestral rites and the spirit of liberty continues to enliven the community, despite the pressure of tourism. A memory is emerging, gestures are invented, ties are woven in the ...
Le Marquis de la Croix
Zinga, a gypsy woman, is sentenced to death by guillotine for her crimes, claiming to be innocent. She's given a choice, to lose her head by the blade or to be given over to the wealthy, incarcerated Marquis de la Croix. Zynga chooses the Marquis. Now the Marquis has the girl's life in his hands and can do with her whatever he pleases. But what pleases him will make Zinga wish she had chosen the quick death of the guillotine.
El pecado de la carne
It narrates the life of an old man who suffers from Alzheimer's and before all his memory is erased he wants to remember, for the last time, the love story that he lived with Margarita.
Dead But Dreaming
A vampire film with "altitude". Winner of 9 awards in 2013 from the Beverly Hills Outlook! The year is 1805, the city of Nuestra Señora de La Paz lives in fear of an invasion from the indigenous population, and - within its walls - a rebellion is brewing against the Spanish crown. If this were not enough, a beautiful vampire is terrorizing the population, leaving a bloodbath in her wake. A young Irish spy, on a mission for the rebels, is found near the body of a victim. She is captured, ...
Land Without Evil: Ivy Maraey
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. Philosophical Road Movie into the heart of Guarani culture of Bolivia translates ancient knowledge and explores the importance of the other in the construction of our identity.
Procastinación is a series of random images, situations and events; a timeless visual record of characters, places and stories, a narrative creation through the conjunction of events recorded in random sequences involving four characters who lack moral, ethical and "normal" or "traditional" aspects of behavior. All stacked up in the same recording record that shows a dark aspect of behavior, the randomness of life and a grim view of us all.
Women weavers play an important role in the highland communities of Bolivia. Through their mastery of ancient textile traditions, often practiced while child-rearing, managing farms, and herding, these artisans tell stories, document daily life, and sustain their families. This is a story of women’s creativity told through conversations with twenty-two weavers who share their experiences, artistry, and lives.
Daughter of the Lake
At the height of the Peruvian gold rush, Nélida, an Andean woman able to communicate with water spirits, uses her powers to prevent a mining corporation from destroying the body of water she considers her mother. A gold deposit valued at billions of dollars lies just beneath Nélida’s lakes and leads farmers and Latin America’s biggest gold producer into conflict.
When the future arrives to Bolivia's Salar de Uyuni, one of the most secluded places on the planet, the destiny of this ancient salt flat is unearthed and one young salt gatherer becomes the last link between the old world and the new.
Elder Mamaní’s father has died, and it looks as if young Elder couldn’t care less, even though he has no one to take care of him now. He goes to live with his grandmother in the outskirts of the mining city, Huanuni, where Francisco, his godfather, gives him a job at the mine. But it doesn’t take long for Elder, who cares more about getting high and wandering through dangerous alleys at night, to mess it up. But he soon finds out about a dark secret regarding Francisco’s involvement in his ...
Salt and Fire
A scientist blames the head of a large company for an ecological disaster in South America. But when a volcano begins to show signs of erupting, they must unite to avoid a disaster.
Mi Prima La Sexóloga
A young man is afraid of asking for sex tips to his cousin, the sexologist.
Eugenia, a young Bolivian middle-class woman, decides to separate from her husband, leave her job and move to her father's house in another city. She wants to start a different life. As time goes by she gets disappointed with her surrounding environment until one day she receives a notice that will put her long-awaited independence at risk.
I Miss You
Following his son Gabriel’s death, Jorge travels from conservative Bolivia to New York City to confront Gabriel’s boyfriend Sebastian. While the two battle over Jorge’s inability to accept his son, Sebastian channels his grief into a bold new play in honor of his lost love, in which Gabriel’s inner turmoil is transformed into an eye-popping gay fantasia.