Oblivion / El olvido. Heddy Honigmann, 2008. (93’)

Posted: April 8, 2012 in Perufest 2012
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SUNDAY  / DOMINGO   APRIL 22     6:30 PM

The latest documentary from Heddy Honigmann (Forever, Metal and Melancholy, O Amor Natural) focuses on Peru’s capital city of Lima, revealing its startling contrasts of wealth and poverty, and how many of its poorest citizens have survived decades of economic crisis, terrorism and government violence, denial of workers’ rights, and political corruption.

Este documental se enfoca en Lima, la capital del Perú, revelando sus contrastes entre ricos y pobres, y la manera en que sus habitantes más pobres han sobrevivido décadas de crisis económicas, terrorismo y violencia política, ataques a los derechos laborales y corrupción política.

Awards: 2009 Yamagata International Documentary Film Festival: Mayor’s Prize, 2008 Leipzig Festival for Documentary and Animated Films: International Film Critics (FIPRESCI) Prize,  Prize of the Ecumenical Jury & Silver Dove.

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