Issue - August 2010



August 2010

Editorial

In this edition, Rutter gives a review of the Cementerio de los Elefantes film; Will Dowlin tell us about the most dangerous road in the world, The Ekeko, a Bolivian tradition by Lena Midrez; and ultimately Walter Sanchez lets us know about Violin in Boliviaread more...

august 2010

Editorial

In this edition, Rutter gives a review of the Cementerio de los Elefantes film; Will Dowlin tell us about the most dangerous road in the world, The Ekeko, a Bolivian tradition by Lena Midrez; and ultimately Walter Sánchez lets us know about Violin in Bolivia

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Ximena Noya
Editor

El Cementerio de los Elefantes

El Cementerio di los Elefantes gazes into the lives of those existing on the margins of society in La Paz. The film is entirely fictional, exploring the urban myth of the elephant cemetery; a place in La Paz where alcoholics go to spend their final days, drinking themselves to death. The legend is based upon the myth that when elephants are close to death they instinctively leave their packs and head for the springs to die alone.

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