Hotel Turismo - Documental

Hotel Turismo is a lighthearted documentary, filmed in Argentina, about life in the past and expectations for the future of the native tribes of Formosa. Formosa is the northest province in Argentina, on the border with Paraguay. Formosa is also the name of its capital. It is the center of industry and has always been a tourist resort for Argentinians. After the devaluation of Peso, in 2002, investments have been made in order to turn the city and its province into an international paradise for tourists. Anyway, if you travel just a few miles from the Capital, you can realize how poor the remaining of the territory is. The local community is made by natives, who have lived, so far, almost totally separated from the rest of the world. Today they are at a turning point: on the one side, preserve their traditions and protect their life style; on the other, accept the price of development and adapt to the changes caused by the promotion of tourism.