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Canadian Embassy hosts meeting between Atom Egoyan and young indigenous filmmakers

During his visit to Lima the director attended a screening of short films made by Andean and Amazonia youth.

Short Film-Maker dies at age eighteen

Teresa Pomahuacre stood out for her talent on audivisual storytelling.

CHIRAPAQ commemorates the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women

The aim is to highlight violence to indigenous women visible through short films.

The Thread That Keeps Us Warm

Waist weaving is an ancestral practice used by the Peruvian elderly to make most of their clothing. Fortunata and Juan, the two main characters of the film, still use this weaving technique today. They thus show how the fabric is woven, share the story of how they learned to do it, and call upon the young people lest they neglect to place value in this tradition and maintain this practice alive.

Forgotten

The residents of the small community of Santa Cruz de Pucaraccay, share their difficulties such us their lack of access to water, electricity and education. They also tell us about their dreams and wishes for the future.

The Living Flower

Since ancient times our ancestors have practiced traditional medicine making use of the plants that nature offers us.

Our Knowledge

In a small village in Peru, women gather to prepare the chicha de jora as their mothers and grandmothers had in the past.