*Film screenings: 27 Oct 18.30 - 1st Session / 19.30 - 21hrs 2nd session
18.30: Introduction by curator Alicia Bastos & Screening of:
BRIGHT FLOWER AND THE SCARS FROM THE STONE (Flor Brillhante e as Cicatrizes da Pedra) Documentary, Brazil 2014 by Jade Rainho 28:14 mins.
This documentary was made in October and November 2012 and follows Bright Flower, the matriarch of an indigenous family of Guarani-Kaiowá shamans living in the Reserve of Dourados, MS, Brazil. For over 40 years, the fsmily has suffered the consequences of contact bombing of an asphalt plant, exploring a sacred stone in the territory of the village.
THE MUNDURUKU INDIANS: WEAVING RESISTANCE Documentary , Brazil / England 2014 by Nayana Fernandez. 25 mins
Filmed in late 2013 and early 2014, this documentary looks at growth of resistance of the Munduruku tribe against the threat of the mass construction of a series of damns in the Tapajós River inside the Amazon forest, planned by the Brazilian Government.
*27 Oct 19.30 - 21.00 - 2nd Session*
DOMÍNIO PÚBLICO (PUBLIC DOMAIN)
Documentary by Paêbiru, 2014. 98 mins
Between 2011 and 2014, the documentary investigated the changes in Rio de Janeiro on behalf of mega-events: UPPs in favelas, forced evictions, privatisation of public spaces and popular uprisings.
* All documentaries will be screened in english