When Two Worlds Collide

Screenings

2017 Season
Amsterdam, Los Angeles, New York

What happens when the thirst for power and riches takes priority over human life? The Amazon Rainforest, one of the planet’s most valuable natural resources, is being auctioned off, and its people condemned. Alberto Pizango, a young indigenous leader fighting to make the voices of indigenous Peruvians heard, stands up to political leaders and is accused of conspiracy and inciting violence. Set against the backdrop of a global recession and climate crisis, When Two Worlds Collide, winner of the World Cinema documentary prize for best first feature at Sundance Film Festival, reveals the human side to the battle of conflicting visions and political wills working to shape the future of the Amazon, and of an already debilitated global ecosystem.

Filmmaker(s): 
Heidi Brandenburg and Mathew Orzel
Country of Production: 
US
Year: 
2016
103m
Language(s): 
Spanish
Genre: 
Documentary
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