Guataha

2014, Brazil, Documentary, HD, Color, 52 min

 

SYNOPSIS
Guataha mixes the Ava-Guarani myths of the Destruction and the Creation told by the Ocoy (PR-BR) village’s main shaman, Tupã Nevangaju, with the remnant of the flooded village Jacutinga by Itaipu Hydroelectric Plant in 1982, and the journey of Délia, his granddaughter, by the brazilian border with Paraguay.

WITH PARTICIPATION BY
Guilherme Tupã Nhevangaju Rocha
Cassemiro Pereira Centurião
Delia Takua Yju Martines Rocha
Conceição Takua Kami Caseres
Silvino Cunumi Maracaju Wass
Silvano Tupa Vera Centurião
César Rocha
Daniel Maraca Mirî Lopes
Santa Takua Alves
Ederson Felix Tupã Lopes
Ari Dewes
Selmar Pelenz
The Indigenous community of Ocoy, São Miguel do Iguaçu, Paraná, Brazil

CREW
Directed and Produced by: Clarissa Knoll
Story: Alai Diniz
Written by: Alai Diniz and Clarissa Knoll
Cinematography: Matheus Rocha
Editor: Yuri Amaral
Sound Recordist: Hernán Ruiz Navarrete
Sound Editor: Daniel Turini and Fernando Henna
Sound Mixer: Confraria de Sons Charutos
Translation: Delmira de Almeida Peres and Luiz Mbaraka Mirî Martines
Production Manager and Stills: Julio Noguera

FESTIVALS AND AWARDS
The film has been broadcast in 20 public TV stations from 16 countries in Latin America
10º Latin America Film Festival of São Paulo

PRODUCTION COMPANY
Saracura Filmes

CO-PRODUCTION
Seci – Secretaria Executiva da Cinematografia Ibero-Americana
TV Cultura
EBC

SPONSORSHIP
MINC – Ministério da Cultura do Brasil
CACI – Conferência de Autoridades Cinematográficas da lbero-América

 

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