The struggle of an indigenous Amazonian people in defence of their rights and the land on which they live, in Sarayacu, Ecuador -- against the oil companies, the military and the government.
Video: in Kichwa and Spanish, with English subtitles. 2017
A few years ago, the Ecuadorian government gave an oil company permission to drill for oil on land belonging to the Sarayaku Indigenous Community. The Sarayaku were never consulted and they have been fighting the decision ever since. This film shows them take their struggle to the highest regional court in the...
A film by Gwen Burnyeat and Pablo Mejía Trujillo about the Peace Community of San José de Apartadó.
Chocolate of Peace depicts the Peace Community of San José de
Apartadó’s experiences of resistance, via a journey through their
processes of organic chocolate production. From the seed to the product,
the cacao is the narrative...