DOK Leipzig 28 October – 3 November 2019
62nd International Leipzig Festival for Documentary and Animated Film
DOK Leipzig Film Festival

Andes Uprising, a Buffer City Re-Inventing Itself Through Architecture


Andes Uprising, a Buffer City Re-Inventing Itself Through Architecture




CATALOGUE TEXT
El Alto, Bolivia, is growing fast – wild, but not shapeless. An investigation into urban aesthetics comes across the Cholets: miniature palaces which serve as residential and business premises for wealthy indigenous Aymara families. The colourful, shining constructions may resemble spaceships lost in the urban wastelands. But a double movement of expert commentary and city symphony lays bare the social foundations of this eclectic architecture.

Lukas Foerster

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Credits
Original Title: Andes Uprising, a Buffer City Re-Inventing Itself Through Architecture Country: Germany Year: 2019 Language: Spanish Subtitle: English, German Runtime: 14 min. Format: HD Videofile (QT H.264 1080p) Color: Colour Director: Bernardo Villagra Meruvia Producer: Bernardo Villagra Meruvia Editor: Bernardo Villagra Meruvia
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