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Diego Sarmiento


Diego Sarmiento's feature debut as director and producer, GREEN RIVER. THE TIME OF THE YAKURUNAS was premiered at the Berlinale Forum 2017 and the MoMA Doc Fortnight 2018. MOTHERS OF THE LAND (2019), his second feature documentary, premiered at the 69 Berlin Film Festival.

In 2020, HDPERU won the  Berlinale Talents Footprints - Mastercard Enablement Programme award, having Wim Wenders as president of the jury, with “The Seed Project'' where he took the film to schools in rural communities in the Peruvian Andes, as an impact campaign. VEINS OF THE AMAZON (2021), his third feature documentary was premiered at the 64 DOK Leipzig. Diego is a Nia Tero Storytelling Fellowship and cofounder of QINE, alternative film theater in Cusco. 

“Though rocks and clouds”:

“Veins of the Amazon”:

“Mothers of the land”:

“Green River. The time of the Yakurunas”: 


Diego Sarmiento
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