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There are many artisans among the indigenous peoples of Bolivia, and not all of them practice traditional art forms. Some are video makers, whose high-tech documentation of venerable folkways is sponsored by two organizations, Cinematography Education and Production Center and Indigenous Audiovisual Coordinator of Bolivia. Eye of the Condor, an American package tour, presents 10 videos directed by indigenous Bolivian filmmakers, several of them award winners at festivals of Native American film and video. The films include documentary as well as fictional works, but movies in both genres are rooted in native Bolivian culture, and the two forms sometimes blend in video re-creations of the oral histories that shape the peoples’ common identities. The three-and-a-half-hour program, a presentation of the National Museum of the American Indian Film and Video Center and an Arlington-based cultural organization, Comite Pro Bolivia, begins at 1 p.m. at the Arlington Central Library, 1015 N. Quincy St., Arlington. Free. (703) 228-6339. (Mark Jenkins)