The Invention of the Other

Invenção do Outro

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A record of an attempt to contact the Korubo, a remote indigenous tribe that occupies territory deep inside the Amazonian rainforest.
Director Bruno Jorge (Piripkura) accompanies an expedition that will try to contact the Korubo, an isolated indigenous group that lives near the border of Brazil, Peru and Colombia. Extending far beyond the conventions of pure ethnographic cinema, Jorge records officials making real, human connection with the group. The mission is an acknowledgement that the jungle no longer presents the greatest danger to the people. Poaching, illicit logging and oil smuggling have become so all-pervasive in the region that coercion, murder and forced disappearances will likely be a very real threat to the Korubo. Jorge’s film is both a wondrous record of contact with a society that has lived far from the reaches of modern life, and a bleak reminder of the voraciousness of our world.

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The Invention of the Other + Q&A
Thu 15 June 11:15 - 13:59
Showroom - Splice Post Screen 1
Q&A with director Bruno Jorge. Moderated by Amanda Daud
The Invention of the Other + Q&A
Sun 18 June 15:15 - 17:59
Curzon - Screen 2
Q&A with director Bruno Jorge. Moderated by Maxine Trump
The Invention of the Other (DocFest Online)
Available between Mon 19 June 0:00 - Sun 25 June 23:59
Online Screening

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