Shipibos Konibos: Monkey Men, Fish Men

second award
Country: Peru
Category: Documentary
Release date: 2015 - November
Duration: 09 minutes
Director: Róger Neyra
Edition: September 2017
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SHIPIBOS KONIBOS: Monkey Men, Fish Men. It’s a journey to the profound Peruvian jungle. This documentary of creation takes us to the world of the Shipibo Nation. The main character, grandmother Alejandrina, shows us her physical and spiritual relationship with the jungle, her sacred connection with fire, with sacred plants and animals. It also talks about the changes in her culture and the disappearance of her daughter and the killings that her community has suffered for two decades at the hands of terrorists and drug traffickers. Now it’s the informal timber and mining companies that are threatening her village.

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