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The teribes - back to the root

Worldwide the indigen  people get pressed into the apart, many times the cultures are threatened to get lost. Also the indigenas from the tribe Teribes are victims of this progress – 1977 the indigenas owned 8000 ha – today its recduced to 800 ha of the area of the indigenas.

The film describes the problems of the indigenas to go along with the progress without being a loser of the globalism. The fight about their threatened livingspaces through land robbery but also through a destroying of the environment from some big  concerns which wanna make business with the common resources of the nature.

The background of the film is a wonderful nature, intact woods and rivers in the territory of the Naso in Panama and a trade - und livingform, which kept over thousands of years
the balance and the fertility of the nature.

The film was made 2005 in Costa Rica and Panama. 10 days the crew accompanied some indigenas of the tribe Teribes back to their roots in Panama.

The film can be borrowed at the BIMEZ in Linz, Upper Austria.

The crew: Hermann Dunzendorfer, camera
Markus Auer, sound



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