The sacred geography of the Incas (Peru)

2018 • 26' • French, English & Neutral Spanish

Poster of The sacred geography of the Incas (Peru)

Director(s): Agnes Molia & Nathalie Laville • Producer(s): Tournez S'Il Vous Plait • Coproducer(s): ARTE • Format(s): HD

Situated in the heart of the Peruvian Andes, 160 km north of Cusco, Choquequirao is one of the greatest achievements of Inca architecture. Standing at an altitude of over 3000 meters, Choquequirao overlooks one of the deepest canyons in the world. In the 15th century, the Incas truncated the mountain with the strength of their arms to build this spectacular architectural ensemble. Why did they deploy such effort? Why did they want to imprint the mark of their civilization in this steep landscape? French and Peruvian archaeologists believe they have found the answer to this question. Choquequirao seems to correspond to a sacred geography, a worldview inscribed in the Andean landscape.

Arkeo - The sacred geography of the Incas (Peru) won special mention at the Internationl Film Festival of Archeology 2018 "ICRONOS" 

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