Shomõtsi is an Ashaninka Indian living on the border of Brazil and Peru. The movie is a report on his day to day life and his journey to the neighbouring city to get his pension as well as a portait of Valdete´s hard-headed and witty uncle.
With no Forest left to hunt and no land to cultivate, the Maby-Guarani depend on the sale of their handcraft to survive. Three young Guarani filmmakers accompany the daily life of two comunities united by the same history, since the first contact with the Europeans until the intense coexistence with today’s White people.
Four Ikpeng children introduce their village answering a video-letter from the children from Sierra Maestra in Cuba. They show their families, their toys, their celebrations, their way of life with grace and lightheartedness. Curious to know about children from other cultures, they ask that their video–letter be answered.
Six Indians of different Waimiri and Atroari villages, located in the Amazon, document the day-to-day life of their relatives in the Cacau village. These images, stitched together in “A day in the village” transport us to intimate scenes of their lifestyle and their intense relationship with nature.
To try to reverse the abandonment of the traditions of his people and following the research of his father, the teacher and writer Joaquim Maná, Zezinho Yube runs behind the knowledge of the traditional artwork of Huni Kui women aided by his mother.