The documentary “Cholitas,” which premiered today at the National Theater, showed women wearing traditional skirts to board Aconcagua in the documentary “Cholitas”.
Today, the National Theater screened the inspirational documentary “Cholitas”, which won 25 awards at different international festivals. It tells the story of an expedition by a group indigenous women from Bolivia to Aconcagua. This is the highest mountain in America.
Dora, Lydia and Cecilia began climbing 6,962 metres above sea level as a symbol for freedom and empowerment. They climb in traditional skirts, which is a striking image. They are more than climbers; they are brave women who have found happiness, freedom, and vitality in the mountains. Her adventures will inspire the world with her feminine spirit, life tradition and connection to nature.
The Spanish production company Arena Comunicación Audiovisual is responsible for the production of the recording. They record the entire expedition, from the base camp to the summit of the mountain.
Jaime Murciego & Pablo Iraburu directed the documentary, which is approximately 1 hour and 23 mins long. During this journey, under the guidance of coach Eulalio Gonzáles, Cholitas reached the summit in 2019, where they proved that they are not only climbers, but also brave women who found freedom, happiness and vitality on the mountain. space.
Jaime Murciego, the director of Cholitas, said that it tells stories of people who do things differently than what they should.
It took them 22 days to reach the summit. They also had to wait five more days for the storm to pass and overcome other obstacles.
This documentary will finally screen in Mexico after a lengthy wait due to the epidemic. The women’s adventures will be shown in a feminine style, an inspiration and a living tradition. This documentary is about nature and runs for 83 minutes.
- Year: 2019
- Duration: 83 min.
- Directors: Pablo Ilabru, Jaime Mursigo
- Mountaineering/Rock Climbing| Mountaineering/Rock Climbing
- Introduction: The story tells about five indigenous women who, wearing traditional clothing such as skirts or pleated skirts, climbed to 6,962 m in the Americas. This feat was the most significant for the group from Aconcagua.