Origins – Pratices and Traditions in Cinema

Yãmiyhex, the Women-Spirit

Yãmiyhex, as Mulheres-Espírito
Sueli Maxakali, Isael Maxakali
2020 • Brazil • 77’
Portuguese Premiere

After a few months at Aldeia Verde (Ladainha, Minas Gerais), the yãmiyhex (spirit-women) get ready to leave. Sueli and Isael Maxakali record the preparations and the great farewell party. During the days of celebration, a crowd of spirits cross the village. The yãmiyhex leave, but they always come back missing their fathers and mothers.

29 MAR / 21:30 / 77’
Cinema Ideal

Origins – Pratices and Traditions in Cinema