Álvaro Sarmiento

Alvaro Sarmiento is a Quechua descendant documentarist, founder of HDPERU, a non-profit organization engaged in the production of films in defense of native peoples’ rights and environmental conservation in the Andes and the Amazon of Peru.

During his career, Alvaro has been the recipient of several awards and fellowships, including the Rockefeller Foundation Bellagio Center, MacDowell Colony, The Yaddo Corporation, IBERMEDIA Script Development Fund and the Carolina Foundation Residency for screenwriters.

Alvaro studied Media, Communications Science and Film at the Universidad de Lima in Peru, Estacio de Sa University in Brazil and attended a MFA in Filmmaking at Ohio University in the USA.

Veins of the Amazon
Mothers of the Land
Green River. The Time of the Yakurunas

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