Alpaqueros de Apurimac

The Alpaqueros in the Apurímac region choose to live their lives away from progress, to deprive themselves of modern conveniences and necessities alike, to raise alpacas and produce wool.

This is a journey to another time and place, perhaps even another world.

Alpaqueros de Apurimac
by Miko Meloni
Italy, 2011


Miko Meloni was born in 1975. Self-taught in the field of cinematography, his thesis was a study of films about the yakuza, or Japanese mafia. He immigrated to the Andean region, where he shoots and directs documentary films.

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