Human Rights Arts & Film Festival 2017

Salero

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“with the stunningly cinematic Salar as its setting, Salero is an immersive personal encounter with destiny rewritten”

Latin Times

The extraterrestrial scenery of Bolivia’s Salar de Uyuni, the world’s largest salt flat, has been the secluded home of Indigenous salt gatherers for generations.

When the government comes to mine the valuable lithium reserves beneath the salt crust and connect the remote community to a globalised world, Moises and his family are thrown into a crisis of belonging and identity, as their traditional way of life is thrown off-course and they are forced to meet with progress.