In the Shadow of the Condor

In the Shadow of the Condor

From Serac Adventure Films, a canoeing and climbing adventure in the wildest corner of Chile.

Description

Best Adventure Film, Explorers Club Film Festival

Official Selection:
Flagstaff Mountain Film Festival
Kendal Mountain Film Festival
Banff Mountain Film Festival
Telluride Mountainfilm
Environmental Film Festival in the Nation's Capitol

In the Shadow of the Condor documents an expedition in January of 2002 into the spectacular pristine Corcovado wilderness in Southern Chile.

The expedition traveled up a 'heart of darkness' river, bushwhacked through a vertical jungle, and then emerged out into a magnificent landscape of glaciated granite walls. Filmmaker Michael Brown and Chilean conservationist Pablo Sandor climbed upward to find a jewel of a lake tucked between the highest peaks.

Sandor and his Ayacara Foundation are working to protect the Corcovado region from development and the United Nations has just selected Ayacara to receive a prestigious conservation award. Ayacara leaders give important credit for the award to Brown's film, which dramatized for U.N. and the Chilean Government’s decision makers first-hand why the region should be included in a national park. The entire area featured in In the Shadow of the Condor is being set aside as a National Park.

About the Film

Release Date
2002
Duration
0:46
Genres
Adventure & Exploration, Kayaking & Canoeing and Mountaineering
Featuring
Pablo Sandor, Rick Klein, Doug Tompkins, Chris Morris, Michael Powers, Luis Benitez and Michael Brown
Director
Michael Brown
Producers
Michael Brown
Download Filesize
SD (4:3)
In the Shadow of the Condor

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