Exhibits & Films by SALSA Members

EXHIBITS

Curt Nimuendajú’s Photographic Legacy of the Indians of the Rio Negro in 1927
Renato Athias, curator
Digital exhibit (online)

Maniokbier im Tropischen Südamerika: das Lebenselixier Amazonischer Gesellschaften
(in: Trinkkultur – Kultgetränk)
Cassava Beer in Tropical South America: the Life Elixir of Amazonian Societies
(in: Drinking Skills)
by Maike Powroznik, Renzo Duin, and Sonia Duin
Völkerkundemuseum der Universität Zürich. Ethnographic Museum of the University of Zurich, Switzerland.
19 June 2014 till 21 June 2015
Exhibition Catalogue (Mareile Flitsch ed.)
Photos

 

FILMS

Owners of the Waters: Conflict and Collaboration Over Rivers (Brazilian Xavante and Venezuelan Wayuu)
by Laura R. Graham, David Hernandez Palmer, and Caimi Waiásse
film, color, 39 minutes, 2009
with subtitles in English, Spanish, or Portuguese
Distributed by Documentary Educational Resources

From Honey to Ashes (ex-voluntarily isolated Ayoreo in Paraguay)
by Lucas Bessire
color, 47 minutes, 2006

Claude Lévi-Strauss – Auprès de l’Amazonie [in French, 2009] Claude Lévi-Strauss – Return to the Amazon [in English, 2011, with subtitles in French] by Marcelo Fortaleza Flores (Marcelo Fiorini), Senaya Films
color, 71 minutes
Trailer in English

500 Anos – A Outra História
by Renato Athias
color, 24 minutes, 2012
in Portuguese

Menino no Rancho: Festa, Cura e Iniciação Entre os Pankararu
by Renato Athias
color, 22 minutes, 2012

 

OTHER CURRENT EXHIBITS AND RECENT FILMS ABOUT LOWLAND SOUTH AMERICA:

EXHIBITS

Museu Janete da Costa de Arte Popular (Niterói, Brail)
Exposção Artes Indígenas e Etnodesign
Poética Karajá e Arte Iny

Museu Goeldi (Belém, Pará, Brasil)
“Diálogos: os Snethlage e as Ciências Humanas no Museu Goeldi”

Museu do Indio (Rio de Janeiro, Brasil)
Mostra Fotográfica Crianças Indígenas Nossos Olhares
A Arte da Transformação: Máscaras e Rituais Indígenas
Projeto Memória – Marechal Cândido Rondon

 

FILMS

Amazonia
by Thiery Ragobert
color, 83 minutes, 2013

The Fight for Amazonia [Raids in the Rainforest, The Justice Boat, The Internet Indians] by Ilka Franzmann, Arne Birkenstock, Thomas Wartmann
color, 143 minutes, 2012

Amazon Gold
by Rueben Aaronson
color, 53 minutes, 2012

Belo Monte: Anúncio de uma Guerra [in Portuguese]
Belo Monte: Announcement of a War [in English]
by André D’Elia
color, 104 minutes, 2012

Children of the Amazon
by Denise Zmekhol
color, 73 minutes, 2011

Come With Us (maroon community of Palenque de San Basilio, Colombia)
by Alexia Dickinson
color, 20 minutes, 2008

Coração do Brasil (Villas-Bôas brothers in the Xingu)
by Daniel Solá Santiago
color, 86 minutes, 2013
Portuguese, with English subtitles
Trailer

Eternal Amazon / Amazônia Eterna
by Belisario Franca
color, 88 minutes, 2013

Tava, A Stone House / Tava, A Casa De Pedra (Mbya-Guarani)
by Vincent Carelli, Ernesto Ignacio De Carvalho, Patricia Ferreira (Keretxu), Ariel Duarte Ortega
color, 78 minutes, 2013

The Barrel / El Galón (oil industry in Lake Maracaibo, Venezuela)
by Anabel Rodríguez Ríos
color, 11 minutes, 2013

Bay of All Saints (palafitas water slums in Bahia, Brazil)
by Annie Eastman, Diane Markrow, and Davis Coombe
color, 74 minutes, 2012

Crude: The Real Price of Oil
by Joe Berlinger
color, 105 minutes, 2009
in English and Spanish

Visages d’une déesse vénézuélienne /The Many Faces of a Venezuelan Goddess
by Roger Canals
color, 55 minutes, 2007

The Master and Divino (Sangradouro, Mato Grosso, Brazil)
by Tiago Campos Torres
color, 2013

A Question of Perspective (Ilha Grande, Rio de Janeiro)
by Josefine Borrmann, Julia Luhnau
color, 2013
in German

The Instituto Socioambiental (ISA) has an excellent list of documentary films, primarily about Brazil.