ĩuja ɓekea / Swamp

A film by Juan Sebastián Mesa

This film was screened as a part of the 2019 Cine Las Americas International Film Festival (CLAIFF22)

This short film preceded the screening of the feature Guerra de Algodão (The Cotton Wool War)

ĩuja ɓekea


Colombia, Drama/Indigenous, 2017
17 min, Color
Emberá, Spanish with English subtitles

Oscar and his family live in a humble, countryside house threatened by a massive hydroelectric project. In the face of uncertainty and sorrow at being forced to leave the land where they were born, his grandparents decide to end it all.

Austin Premiere

Print Source: Monociclo Cine,