Truká - In the name of the Enchanteds.

Truká, in the name of the Enchanteds, is a documentary about the Truká people. They live on islands on the São Francisco river in the north-east of Brazil. And their story is the same as for indigenous people all over the world: a story of colonization and oppression but also about resistance and courage. Today, they are facing their biggest threat ever: a planned transposition project of the river that the Truká as well as other communities are dependent on. This will have a huge impact on the river that is already very low because of dams. Not only a ecological disaster but also a cultural disaster for people that are dependent on this river. The ambition of this film is to raise awareness on this subject and hopefully inspire people to take action to prevent this disaster... read more
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