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Film Series | Short Indigenous Films

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Thursday, April 16, 2020
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5:00 pm
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Films to Escape Isolation

Join us on Zoom for two short films focusing on indigenous people in South America.

Waapa. David Reeks, Paula Mendoca, Renata Meirelles. Brazil. 2019. 20min
An unprecedented dive into the life of Yudja, an indigenous boy (Xingu) as he grows. Community life and the influences of a spiritual relationship with nature, are revealed as elements that organize the body-soul of these children and the community.

Fuego | Grandfather Fire (TBD). Alfonso O'donell. Peru. 2019. 12min.
A girl who was born in the West shares poetically through the memories of her Peruvian grandfather, how important it is to never forget the beliefs of her people. Multigenerational oral transmission keeps alive the stories, legends and traditions of a millennial culture.

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