Suma Qamaña, Sumak Kausay, Teko Kavi/For a Better
(2008, 55 min.) BOLIVIA
Produced by: Cinematography Education and Production Center-Bolivian
Indigenous Peoples' Audiovisual Council. In Spanish and indigenous languages with English subtitles.
In Bolivia, a forceful new movement for progressive change has
emerged from the indigenous peoples of the country. Indigenous
videomakers document the historic process of mobilization by indigenous
and peasant organizations, leading to the drafting of a controversial
new national constitution that recognizes indigenous autonomy
and protects linguistic and cultural diversity.
Image credit: Audience at Club Red Radio,
2000 Native American Film and Video Festival - photograph by Amalia Córdova,