The Trees Have A Mother
Amazonian Cosmologies, Folktales, and MysteryStreaming Video - 2009
In spite of mounting ecological damage, the Amazon Basin continues to nurture age-old stories and beliefs. This documentary illustrates the importance of indigenous narratives to those who dwell near the city of Iquitos, Peru, and view their natural surroundings in mythical terms. Concerning a young man who has recently gone missing in the forest, the film depicts his mother's attempts to find him with the help of local shamans-resulting in various magical explanations for his disappearance and eventually producing a rich tapestry of tales and visions from all over the community.
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, , c2008.
Branch Call Number: E-VIDEO
Characteristics: 1 streaming video file (71 min.) : sd., col., digital file.
Alternative Title: Amazonian cosmologies, folktales, and mystery