21 Jul


20:00 HS / Sala Zitarrosa


The last two nomadic members of the Piripkura People live in a protected area in the Amazon rainforest. The area where is surrounded by farms and sawmills, whose almost inevitable expansion is taking place through violent means. To keep the area’s protected status, every two years a public officer goes into the forest seeking proof of the men’s existence.

Director: Mariana Oliva, Renata Terra, Bruno Jorge / Producer: Mariana Oliva / Production company: Zeza Filmes / Executive production: Mariana Oliva / Cinematography: Bruno Jorge / Edition: Renata Terra / Sound: Gustavo Canzian, Gustavo Nascimento

Country: Brazil / Year: 2017 / Duration: 82' / Format: Apple Pro RES 422 HQ

Awards and festivals:

-Best International Documentary, Docville Festival 2018. -Best Documentary, Festival do Rio 2017. -Human Rights Award, IDFA 2017


You can buy your ticket for this movie for $UY 150 in tickantel or in the box office.
Participants accredited to DocMontevideo and holders of the Documentary Week Pass have free access presenting their credential.

After the exhibition, open dialog with:

Mariana Oliva

Mariana Oliva (Brazil), graduated in journalism from the PUC-SP and has a master’s degree in documentary directing from the University of Edinburgh. She is a producer and partner of Zeza Filmes. Director of “Piripkura” IDFA Human Rights Award, Best international film at Docville. She is co-producing with Casa Redonda the documentary “Mi querido Supermercado”, awarded by the IDFA Bertha Fund and SPCINE (2017). She is co-producer of the film “The edge of democracy” by Petra Costa, a Netflix Originals 2019 production. She is the coordinator of the DOCSP laboratories and market.

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