"Looking for an Adventure" directed by Kimi Takesue, Peru/USA, 2013, 43 min. Introduction by Shawn Shimpach, UMass. The director will be present.
The pleasures, strains, and choreography of group tourism in Peru, structured as formally beautiful tableaux exploring tensions between the commodication of Peruvian culture for foreign consumption and the tourist’s desire for adventure. Premiere, Mar Del Plata International Film Festival.
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