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When Two Worlds Collide

Rated NR 100 min. 2016

What happens when the thirst for power and riches takes priority over human life? The Amazon Rainforest, one of the planet's most valuable natural resources, is being auctioned off, and its people condemned. Alberto Pizango, a young indigenous leader fighting to make the voices of indigenous Peruvians heard, stands up to political leaders and is accused of conspiracy and inciting violence. Set against the backdrop of a global recession and climate crisis, When Two Worlds Collide, winner of a World Cinema documentary competition prize for best first feature at Sundance, reveals the human side to the battle of conflicting visions and political wills working to shape the future of the Amazon, and of an already debilitated global ecosystem.

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Official Site: www.whentwoworldscollidemovie.com

Director: Heidi Brandenburg and Mathew Orzel

Writer: Heidi Brandenburg and Mathew Orzel

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