The Territory

The Territory

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Directed By:

Alex Pritz (My Dear Kyrgyzstan)

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Neidinha Bandeira, Bitaté Uru Eu Wau Wau

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THE TERRITORY follows the vital, inspiring fight of the Indigenous Uru-eu-wau-wau people of Brazil to defend their land from non-Indigenous farmers intent on colonising their protected territory in the Amazon rainforest.

Co-produced by the Uru-eu-wau-wau community, the film draws on intimate access to both the Indigenous perspective and the farmers who want their land and chronicles a conflict that has profound implications for the survival of a people and the planet.

Winner of the World Cinema – Documentary Audience Award and World Cinema Documentary Special Jury Award at the Sundance Film Festival.

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