CHIRAPAQ’s documentary explores the difficulties encountered by indigenous peoples in the face of a changing climate.
The most-watched films will be declared the winners and awarded with the ‘People’s Choice’.
“Between Waters: From the Sacred to Disaster”, produced by CHIRAPAQ, Centre for Indigenous Cultures of Peru, is among the short films participating in Green Unplugged, an on-line film festival which began on 16 June.
This brief documentary, directed by the film-maker Ludovic Pigeon, highlights the conflicts faced by indigenous peoples as a result of climate change.
Through the accounts of indigenous men and women, the film shows us the devastating impacts of increased rainfall, accelerated melting of the glaciers and the irrecoverable loss of the biodiversity.
The winning films will be chosen by the audience itself with the aim of reflecting, according to the organizers, ‘the conscious voice of all humanity’.
In order to give your support to the candidature of “Between Waters”, click here and watch the film on line. When it has finished, mark the boxes below according to the personal impact generated by the film.
The festival, with an environmental focus, hopes not only to bear witness to the regeneration of the natural environment but also to take into account the spiritual values that establish our relationship with Mother Earth and all her species.
The films participating in Green Unplugged, from the time of its launch in 2008, have been watched by over 60 million people in more than 200 countries.
The festival is organized by the Culture Unplugged association and enjoys prominence in India, the United States of America, Indonesia and New Zealand.
‘This is not just a celebration, but a moment to reflect on our collective conscience and the present human impulse that is participating in the process of creating life. It is an event that seeks to imagine what might help us harmonize our lives and beings with Nature.’ they explain.