CERRO RICO – THE SILVER MOUNTAIN
Armin Thalhammer | Bolivia, Austria 2016 | 30 Min. | OmeU
In the vertiginous Bolivian highlands rests Cerro Rico, the rich mountain full of tradition and great meaning. For over 400 years people there have been mining for silver. The movie offers an impressive insight into the hard and dangerous daily routine of Cerro Rico’s miners. Dust, hollow hammering and the headlights generate a unique and bizarre scenery, in one of the most dangerous in the world.