After 13 years of working on a range of projects in Mongolia, Peter Brosens (Belgium, 1962) returns to the Andean highlands to direct his second feature film with Jessica Woodworth, ALTIPLANO. Brosens first visited Peru in 1984 where he did extensive fieldwork on the integration of invasion settlements in the city of Lima. From 1988 until 1990 he lived and worked in Guayaquil (Ecuador) studying migration from the Andes, and in 1992 he investigated epidemic forms of protest suicide in the central Ecuadorean highlands. His award-winning documentary EL CAMINO DEL TIEMPO is one of the results of this in-depth research.
Since 1992 Brosens has been working as an independent director and producer of high-profile films. Between 1993 and 1999 he produced and co-directed his internationally-acclaimed Mongolia Trilogy (CITY OF THE STEPPES, STATE OF DOGS & POETS OF MONGOLIA). Together, these innovative documentaries received 23 awards, were selected for over 100 festivals and were distributed… read more