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Margot Benacerraf

“Araya” is part of a triptych that would form a larger feature film depicting life in three areas of Venezuela: the Andes mountains, the plains and the coast. But for the coastal segment, I didn’t want to show a stereotypical “exotic” landscape, lush with palm trees. Our search led us to the arid Arayan peninsula.”