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Cerro Rico - The Silver Mountain

Austria 2015 dir. Armin Thalhammer 30 min

Date of show:



1:30 PM


Europejskie Centrum Solidarności

  • Director: Armin Thalhammer

A film about a family of miners, the Cruzes, who extract the remnants of silver, zinc, and lead from the surface of the famous Cerro Rico mountain in the Andes of Bolivia. The hardships of their work have remained unchanged for centuries. Unique cinematography allows the filmmakers to record the everyday labour of those miners as they work at 4100 metres above sea level.

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