13th Native Spirit Festival - Opening Day

13th Native Spirit Festival - Opening Day
Date
12 October 2019, 2.00pm - 4.00pm
Venue
The Court Room, First Floor, Senate House, Malet Street, London WC1E 7HU
Description

Contemporary Indigenous Electronic Arts and Guardians of the Forest in Brazil

Sebastián Gerlic, Thydêwá Director from Brazil and curator Dr Thea Pitman, School of Languages, Cultures and Societies, University of Leeds, present Reflections - a series of Arte Electrônica Indígena (AEI) Short films made with Aldeia do Cachimbo, Camaca Imboré/Tupinambá; Karapotó Plak-o; Pataxó de Barra Velha; and Kariri-Xocó communities, and discuss the use of digital media to enhance Indigenous Peoples’ visibility worldwide. Followed by interactive Digital Body Painting.
 
We will also screen Guarding the Forest, a documentary Directed by Max Baring and Karla Mendes for Reuters This is Place initiative, which takes us to the frontline of forest protection with Guardians of the Forest, a Guajajara force risking their lives to defend Guajajara Indigenous territory from illegal loggers in the Brazilian Amazon.


13th Native Spirit Film Festival 12-20 October 2019

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