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Saturday, October 19

Portrait of Indigenous family

Directors: Vincent Carelli and Wewito Piyãko (Asháninka)
Producer: Vídeo nas Aldeias
2019 | 78 min | Brazil 
US Premiere | Filmmakers in Attendance

Thirty years ago, a rubber company enslaved a group of Asháninka people, manipulating them into tapping the trees in the lush borderland between Peru and Brazil. The company was expelled by a coalition of Indigenous and non-Indigenous people, led by one mixed race couple. Now the adult children of this marriage combat political corruption and ongoing environmental disaster.

MARGARET MEAD FILMMAKER AWARD CONTENDER

Plays with Land, Water, Life (Kipatsi, Nija, Añaatsi)