Grupo Chaski  

Based in Peru, Grupo Chaski is a non-profit organization that has worked to strengthen social and cultural values through audiovisual production and distribution since 1982. The institution is comprised of a collective of filmmakers, journalists, and other media arts professionals committed to the promotion of cinema as a tool for cultural and economic development in Latin American countries. (07/09)

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Miss Universe in Peru

A film by Grupo Chaski, 1986, 32 min, BW

Shot during the Miss Universe contest hosted by Peru in 1982, this documentary juxtaposes the glamour of the pageant with the realities of Peruvian women’s lives, while providing a critique of multinational corporate interest in the universal commodification of women. Grupo Chaski is a collective engaged in video production in Peru and is deeply committed…

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