Operation Filmmaking

     |    Wednesday, der 11. May 2011
A view of the city of Doha

 Posted by Stephanie Boyd

It feels like I’ve won the lottery. A documentary I made about Peruvian farmers standing up to US and British-owned mining companies has been selected for the Al Jazeera International Documentary Film Festival in Doha, Qatar. Suddenly I find myself far from my Andean mountain home, in the exotic desert lands of the Persian Gulf.

To my surprise, however, this desert is air-conditioned.”