The Rainy Season

2000 | 00:38:00 | Brazil | Portuguese, Brazil | Color | Mono | 4:3 | Video

Collection: Single Titles

Tags: Documentary, Environment, Film or Videomaking, Humor, Indigenous

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A daily chronicle of the Ashaninka community during the rainy season, recorded on video during a workshop in a village on the Amônia River in the state of Acre. The involvement of the filmmakers with the Ashaninka community makes the film go beyond a mere description of activities, reflecting the rhythm of the village and the humor of its inhabitants.

Direction and photography by Valdete, Isaac, and Tsirotsi Ashaninka, Llullu Manchineri, Maru Kaxinawá, Nelson Kulina, Fernando Katuquina, and André Kanamari; edited by Mari Corrêa.

In Ashaninka with English subtitles.

Prizes + Awards

Manuel Diegues Júnior, 6th International Ethnographic Film Festival, Rio de Janero, Brazil, 2000