The Shamans Are Leaving

Šamani odcházejí

Šamani odcházejí

Photography: Pavel Bezouška, Miroslav Vránek, Petr Štulíř
Editing: Jiří Siegler, Jiří Gasiorovič
Music: Václav Fiala
Color: Colour
Language: Czech
Synopsis

FilmRITUAL enters the territory of Amazonian Indians. If they fall ill they are helped by the spirit of inherited tradition, knowledge of the primeval forest and magic rituals. The people of the Katukina tribe swallow the secretions of the kambo frog, liana and coca infusions to prevent illness. The film introduces the methods of natural medicine while asking the essential question whether the herbs would help if their use was deprived of its spiritual dimension.

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Czech Television – Telexport (Festival´s Dept)
Petra Šťovíková
Kavčí hory
Prague 4
Czech Republic
+420 261 137 106, +420 739 524 420
petra.stovikova@ceskatelevize.cz
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Festival edition: 2011
Sections: Wild thinking
Exhibition format: DigiBeta PAL
Subtitle languages: No Subtitles

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