I Am Andean

I Am Andean

Mitchell Teplitsky

Two women raised in different worlds —an immigrant folk dancer from the Andes, and a modern dancer from Queens, NY— journey to Peru to reconnect with their roots and an astonishing world of traditional dance and culture.


Mitchell Teplitsky is a New York-based documentary filmmaker and marketing consultant for artists, non-profits, and independent businesses. Mitch is a graduate of the Wharton School of Business/University of Pennsylvania. He has lived in Peru and is married to a Peruvian arts therapist who he met while filming Soy Andina at an Andean fiesta in honor of a patron saint.

Background Information
  • Country of origin: United States
  • Running Time: 70 minutes
  • Release Date: 2007
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