Sunday, January 29, 2:30 pm, The Venue

When Two Worlds Collide

When Two Worlds Collide

  • Heidi Brandenburg and Mathew Orzel
  • 100 minutes
  • 2016
  • Peru
  • Sunday, January 29, 2:30 pm, The Venue
Sponsored by Amnesty International Group 46; Cambium; Council of Canadians, Peterborough and Kawartha; Development and Peace – Caritas Canada; Indigenous Studies, Trent University; Sustainable Trent; Transition Town Peterborough
Minneapolis St. Paul International Film Festival Best Documentary - Special Mention; Sundance Film Festival, Special Jury Prize

Indigenous land protectors versus resource extraction industry in the Peruvian Amazon

As the battle for Peruvian rainforests rages, colliding worlds are tearing paradise apart. Elected officials will stop at nothing to extract natural resources from the Amazon, while Indigenous protectors resist in full force to defend their homes and fragile ecosystem. Amid brewing tension, famed Indigenous leader Alberto Pizango makes an impassioned plea, and is exiled for inciting violence.