Juri Ernesto Montahuano Ushigua

Country of Origin: Ecuador

Juri is a filmmaker and artist born in Pastaza province, Ecuador. He is a member of TAWNA films.

I am a Sapara son of the sun and I am a being of the forest. I was a member of the Amazoom TV production company, developing various Amazonian film projects in our own languages subtitled in Spanish. I have also developed my art with music and native dance coming to tour Ecuador, throughout the coast, mountains and eastern provinces.

“The warrior is not someone who fights, he has no right to take another’s life. The warrior, for us, is the one who sacrifices himself for the good of others, his task is to take care of the elderly, the defenceless, those who cannot do it on their own, and above all, to children, the future of humanity “

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