Amazonian Cosmos

(AMAZONIAN COSMOS)

Jaider, a Macuxi man from the Amazon, leaves the jungle and sets out on a journey to try and pass on his people’s warning to ordinary people and the world’s religious leaders.

For decades Amazonian indigenous peoples have been threatened by the massive exploitation of their region. Their uncertain life situation becomes even worse when Jair Bolsonaro becomes Brazil’s president. Many Amazonian shamans are sure the apocalypse is near. Jaider Esbell decides to act right away and spread their words further in an attempt to avert the approaching catastrophe. During his journeys he meets people who have time and interest to listen to his message. His spiritual pilgrimage is evidence of how Western civilisation, drowning in material surplus, has become far-removed from nature’s innate order.

About the film

Director: Lisa Fano
Switzerland
2020 | 87 min.

Language: English, Portuguese

Subtitles: Czech, English
In the case of outdoor and indoor screenings, the films are shown only with Czech subtitles.

Czech premiere

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Category

Panorama

Director

Lisa Fano

Filmography
2021 - Amazonian Cosmos
2011 – BAGDAD BABUSH
2010 – INDIFFERENCE ET IMPUNITÉ
2009 – DIRTY PARADISE
2006 – CECI EST MON ROYAME



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