Two filmmakers portray life in the village and in the mission of Sangradouro, Mato Grosso: Adalbert Heide, an eccentric German missionary, that soon after the contact with the Indians, in 1957, starts to film with his Super-8 camera; and Divino Tserewahu, a young Xavante filmmaker, that produces films for television and cinema festivals since the 90s. Shifting between complicity, competition, irony and affect, they give life to their historical records, revealing peculiar backstages of indigenous catechizing in Brazil…

When 18 March 2015
from 06:00 PM to 09:00 PM
Where The Cairns Institute Lecture Theatre (Room D3.054)
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Screened with the permission of the filmmaker Tiago Campos who made 
the film in association with Vídeo nas Aldeias (VNA – Video in 
the villages), a pioneer project in the field of indigenous audiovisual 
production in Brazil. More at: www.videonasaldeias.org.br 

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The Master and Divino poster