Ex-Shaman

Ex-Shaman

Director: Luiz Bolognesi

Screening time: 13.04.2019. 19:00

Screening location: Kino Tuškanac

Runtime: 80 min

Awards: Berlinale Panorama, Glashütte Original - Documentary Award Jury, 15th Millenium - Docs Against Gravity Film Festival. DOK.fest München, Doxa Film Festival, Sheffield Doc/Fest, Jerusalem International Film Festival, Shanghai International Film Festival, FICMEC, La Rochelle Film Festival, Montreal First Peoples Festival, Golden Apricot, Aricadoc, Shanghai Film Festival, Macao Film Festival, Chicago IFF - Best Documentary: Silver Hugo

Synopsis:

The uncontacted tribe from Amazônia Paiter Surui has been encroached by modernity since its first contact with the white man in 1969. Smartphones, electricity, gas tanks, guns, and Facebook replace the traditional forms of life. In the midst of this new world, an ex-shaman who was forced into evangelical Christianity struggles to cure the suffering people of his village and faces the wrath of spirits of the forest who are upset he has abandoned them.

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