Nheengatu – A Língua da Amazônia

Nheengatu – The Language from the Amazon Forest
José Barahona
2020 • Brasil, Portugal • 115’’
World Premiere

Travelling by boat along the deep Amazon forest, a Portuguese director searches for a language that was imposed upon the Indians by his ancestors. Through this mixed language, Nheengatu, and by sharing the shooting with the local population, the film takes shape as these two worlds come together.

22 OCT / 21:30 / 114’
Opening Session
Culturgest
23 OCT / 15:00 / 114’
Session for schools open to the public
Cinema São Jorge