In Search of Life
In Latin America, many people use the nightly soap opera (telenovela) as a way to think through their lives; unfortunately, most of these stories emerge from an upper class perspective. In Search of Life is a telenovela written, filmed, and acted by indigenous teenagers living in the city of El Alto, a shantytown above La Paz. It was so successful that it was shown on Bolivian national TV.
The entire telenovela is available at: buscadelavida.blogspot.com
Some pictures from this project:
Social Impact - Key Project Data
- Development of a new movement of indigenous filmmakers in Bolivia;
- Shown on national public TV.
Some episodes of the novel:
Project done in collaboration with COMPA, and funded by ArtVenture.
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