PERU: ECHOS FROM THE AMAZON  26.1.2018 15:00 SIIDA

 

 

Kat Waj

Guatemala, 2017, 18′

Director: Teresa Jiménez (Ladino)

Producer: Verónica Sacalxot (Maya–q’iche’)

Languages: Spanish; subt. English

Ixmucané, a 12-year-old girl, loves life and literature. When her father’s decision threatens her dreams, she decides to resist him.

 

rio-verde

Rio Verde. El tiempo de losYakurunas / Green River. The Time of the Yakurunas

Peru, 2017, 70′

Director: Alvaro Sarmiento (Quechua), Diego Sarmiento (Quechua)

Languages: Quechua, Spanish; subt. English

Nordic premiere

Guided by Ayahuasca chants, the film explores the perception of time in three small villages intertwined by the flowing waters of the Amazon river. A man paddling his canoe on the river encounters powerful Elders who evoke the ghosts of the rubber industry that facilitated colonialism in late 1800s.

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