Screening and panel discussion on the theme: Defending the land in context of climate change
Follow five women from the Peruvian Andes in their daily efforts to maintain ancestral and organic ways of working the land in a context of climate change. In an Andean worldview, women and the earth are closely linked, since both are capable of giving life: women, linked to the earth in sisterhood, assume the role of protectors.
The film has received numerous awards for “best film” or “best documentary” from festivals in Canada, Peru, Venezuela, Mexico, Argentina, Peru, Chile, Korea, Switzerland, Italy and the United Arab Emirates.
Diego Sarmiento and Àlvaro Sarmiento are two brothers from the Quechua community in Peru, both film directors and producers. They are known for directing three main films: Odisea amazonica (2021), Sembradoras de Vida (2019) and Sonia’s Dream (2015). They co-founded HDPERU, an independent film production company dedicated to defending the rights of Indigenous peoples and the conservation of the Peruvian Andes and Amazon. Their films have received numerous awards around the world.