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Los Niños Yekwana Filman Su Mundo

Technology through the Yekwana children perspective


Ye'kwana I Venezuela


November 2021



  • Activism
  • Ancestral Knowledge
  • Culture
  • Emerging Filmmakers
  • Indigenous Made Film
  • Indigenous Peoples
  • Indigenous Solutions
  • youth

This documentary seeks to investigate how high-tech video equipment is used by Yekwana children in the Venezuelan Amazon. It also seeks to discover what they film and why, what subjects interest them, how they integrate and use these technologies so far from their reality, how do their films reflect the remote communities in which they live, how does this new form of memory help their communities? In general, how do the Yekwana people use these instruments of today’s technological development without losing their cultural identity?

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La tecnología desde la perspectiva de los niños Yekwan

Este documental busca indagar como equipos de videos de alta tecnologías, son usados por niños Yekwana de la amazonía Venezolana. Busca también descubrir ¿que filman y por qué?, ¿qué temas les interesan?, ¿como integran y usan estas tecnologías tan alejadas a su realidad?, ¿cómo se reflejan en sus filmaciones las apartadas comunidades en las que viven?, ¿de qué manera esta nueva forma de memoria ayuda a sus comunidades?, y en general, ¿de qué manera el pueblo Yekwana utiliza estos instrumentos propios del desarrollo tecnológico actual, sin perder su identidad cultural?


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    Indigenous Filmmaker   Kuyu is a filmmaker in Kuyujani Produccion Audiovisual and belongs to the Indigenous People of Yekwana (Sta...

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