The Blonde Indian, is a documentary which I’m producing, that follows the chronicles by Bolivian photojournalist Samy Schwartz, as filmed by Samy, of an indigenous march to protect rainforest homelands. This foot march began on August 15, 2011 and took several months to complete. It started in the rainforests of Tipnis, Bolivia and culminated in the… Read More Samy Schwartz – The Blonde Indian
She was born in the temperate valley region of Cochabamba, Bolivia, and raised in a post-colonial Amazonian city, Santa Cruz de la Sierra. Santa Cruz brims with lush vegetation housing macaws, monkeys, sloths, piranhas and jaguars. The Power of Language- By the age of 12 she had lived in 3 countries including Peru & Australia.… Read More Who is Lorena Guzman
Escribo estas palabras, a horas de que empiece la votación del referendum para cambiar la constitución en Bolivia, y decidir si Evo Morales puede ser re re re elegido. Viendo lo que esta sucediendo en Bolivia me parte el alma. He pasado la mayor parte de mi vida afuera de Bolivia, pero no soy una… Read More SI o NO Bolivia?
Mother’s Day celebrations evoke different sentiments around the globe in the quest to honour those who have given their life to give life. In my home country, Bolivia, Mother’s Day is both a celebration of gratitude to present day mothers with the usual fanfare of flowers, chocolates, cards etc, and one of gratitude to the… Read More Bolivian Mother’s Day, a fight for Independence
It wasn’t a particularly warm day, but at the altitude of 4058 mt above sea level, the sun in downtown La Paz, Bolivia, burns strongly on your skin. I was hot, hungry and getting flustered with the cholita women who kept hiding from me as i approached to take their photo. In their belief system… Read More Becoming Visible