PERU: ECHOS FROM THE AMAZON 26.1.2018 15:00 SIIDA
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. 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
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.