6 – 7:15 pm
Choropampa, The Price of Gold (Choropampa, el Precio del Oro)
Documentary by Ernesto Cabellos and Stephanie Boyd / 2002 / 75 min. Spanish dialogue with English subtitles
A devastating mercury spill by the world’s richest gold mining corporation transforms a quiet peasant village in Peru’s Andean mountains into a hotbed of civil resistance. A courageous young mayor emerges to lead his people on a quest for healthcare and justice. But powerful interests conspire to thwart the villages at every turn in this epic two-year chronicle about the true price of gold.
7:25– 7:35 pm
A Fiancée in New York (Una Novia en Nueva York)
Fiction short by Gianfranco Annichini / 1987 / 9 min. Spanish dialogue with English subtitles
A 68-year-old Peruvian man writes to a marriage agency in New York in hopes of finding a millionaire wife who will help save him from poverty
7:45– 9:15 pm
Full-length fiction film by Hector Galvez / 2010 / 90 min. Spanish dialogue with English subtitles
PARAISO is a borough of displaced people situated in the outskirts of the city of Lima and this story is a walk through the lives of five youngsters who live there trapped, without opportunities, or future…But who feel that have to do something about it.