A film by Mitch Teplitsky
The award-winning documentary about two New York women who journey to Peru to reconnect with roots and dance. Nelida returns to her Andean birthplace to host the the traditional fiesta patronal
, while Cynthia embarks on a quest to know the real Peru and "unearth the mystery of the dances."
• U.S television broadcast on Latino Public Broadcasting's Voces
• 80+ screenings at film festivals, universities and other venues worldwide
• U.S. Embassy-sponsored tour of Peru
• Submitted for Emmy for Outstanding Arts & Culture Program
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"Life affirming and beautiful"
- Marcela Goglio, Lincoln Center
"A magnificent tribute to cultural reawakening"
- Rick Vechhio, Peru Times
- Reflets du Cinéma Ibérique
"A great portrayal of the search for identity"
- Bill Mitchell, Monmouth U.
Hundreds more reactions from fans and scholars here