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Contracorriente (Undertow) is the first full-feature film to be directed by Javier Fuentes-León of Peru. It was nominated for the Grand Jury Prize in the Dramatic category at the 2010 Sundance Film Festival, won the World Cinema Audience Award and also won the Sebastiane Award at the San Sebastián International Film Festival in Spain. (The …

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When Two Worlds Collide is a documentary by Heidi Branderburg and Mathew Orzel about the political activism of the indigenous peoples of Peru from 2007-2013. It is sympathetic toward the view of the indigenous people.. The film’s focus is Alberto Pizango who was President of the Interethnic Association for the Development of the Peruvian Rainforest …

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