Los Descendientes del Jaguar
Presentation of Documentary "Los descendientes del jaguar" and Skype chat with Indigenous director of documentary Eriberto Benedicto Gualinga in Saracuya in the Ecuadorian Amazon.
Eriberto Benedicto Gualinga is the head of Selvas Productions and the director of the documentary Los Descendientes del Jaguar. The documentary follows the lives of the inhabitants of Sarayaku in the southern Amazonic region of Ecuador and their fight against multinationals seeking to exploit oil reserves beneath the Amazon forest floor. Eriberto filmed the documentary over a six-month period, from June to December 2011. The work has been screened in a number of venues such as the National Geographic All Roads Film Festival, Colombia's Indigenous Peoples’ Film and Video Festival, Ecuador's EDOC (Encounters of the Other Cinema) Festival, and the Brussels International Film Festival.