Mi Chacra, a film about the life of a porter on the Inca Trail

Mi Chacra, an award-winning documentary film, chronicles a year in the life of a porter on the Inca Trail. The film follows a young indigenous Peruvian man and his family, and was shot on the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu, in the Andean village of Mullacas, as well as in the Sacred Valley of Peru. Produced by Jason Burlage, Mi Chacra highlights the natural beauty of the Sacred Valley of Peru and gives a window into the lives of the Andean people. The film paints a vivid portrait of the complexities facing rural life and the reality of porters working the 4-day trek to Machu Picchu. According to one review by the Huffington Post, Mi Chacra “delivers stunning expansive mountain scenery with an intimate human focus, which sucks us into this isolated corner of the world.”

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