The Peoples of the World Foundation

Education for and about Indigenous Peoples
Feature-length Documentary Peoples of the World: The Andes

Our third feature-length documentary project, Peoples of the World: The Andes is currently in pre-production research, fundraising and location scouting. Production will begin when funding is secured. It will be filmed in Ultra High Definition and researched, written and directed by our President, Dr. Ray Waddington.

We are seeking collaborators for this project:

  • Producers
  • Sponsors/financial backers
  • Grant writers
  • Videographers (these positions are available only to indigenous people of the Andean region)
  • Music composers/recording artists (these positions are available only to indigenous people of the Andean region)
  • Narrators (English and Spanish speakers)
  • Indigenous language narrators (these positions are available only to indigenous people of the Andean region who speak one or more of the indigenous languages of the Andean region)
  • Translators (these positions are available only to people who speak fluently one of the indigenous languages of the Andean region as well as Spanish and/or English).

Please contact us if you are interested in working with us on this documentary project.

Although no final decisions have yet been made, locations will probably include the following.

Argentina
Cafayate Cafayate is both a center of tourism and an important wine-producing region.
Tilcara The Quebrada de Humahuaca in northern Argentina produces spectacular colors.
Pucará de Tilcara The Pucará de Tilcara is a partially re-constructed, pre-Inca settlement in northern Argentina.
Pan flutes This street performer in northern Argentina was playing pan flutes and a guitar at the same time.
Bolivia
Potosi Potosí is one of the highest cities and one of the oldest mining communities in the world.
Cholita Aymara women are leading a revolution in changing social attitudes in Bolivia.
Working child In Bolivia it is common to see children working instead of going to school.
Ecuador
Quichua girl In an Andean Quichua community there is little inter-marriage with non-Quichua peoples.
Mamá Negra Fiesta de la Mamá Negra is held in late September in the Andean city of Latacunga.
Quichua festival A Quichua community holds celebrations that few outsiders ever get to see.
Peru (photogrpahy by Teodora Hasegan)
Sacred Valley A descendant of the Inca weaves a carpet using a manual loom in the Sacred Valley.
Taquile Island Traditional dancing is performed during the planting season on Taquile Island, Lake Titicaca.
Cordillera Vilcanota A market at Chimboya Pass, 5,500 meters above sea level, in the Cordillera Vilcanota sells souvenirs to tourists.

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