Shomõtsi

2001 | 00:42:00 | Brazil | Portuguese, Brazil | Color | Stereo | 4:3 | Video

Collection: Single Titles

Tags: Indigenous, Portrait

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A picture of the day-to-day life of Shomõtsi, an Ashaninka Indian living on the border of Brazil and Peru. Valdete, a teacher and one of the village video makers, highlights his hardheaded and witty uncle.

Directed by Valdete Pinhanta Ashaninka; edited by Mari Corrêa.

In Ashaninka with English subtitles.

Prizes + Awards

UNESCO Award, 8th International Ethnographic Film Festival, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 2001

Rigoberta Menchú Tum Award - Community Category, Festival Presença Autóctone, Montreal, Canada, 2002

Honorable Mention, Cinesul 2002, Rio de Janeiro

Rigoberta Menchú Award, II Anaconda 2002, Bolivia

Special Award from the Indigenous Public, II Anaconda 2002, Bolivia

Best Documentary, Forumdoc.BH.2002, Minas Gerais, Brazil