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Portuguese with English subtitles

Electrifying documentary series uncovering the inspiring stories of indigenous resistance during Brazil’s civil-military dictatorship. Through untold tales and first-hand accounts, this series pays tribute to their strength and dedication. It’s a journey of enlightenment, highlighting courageous individuals and the power of collective action. Together, we amplify these voices, fostering a deeper appreciation for indigenous communities’ profound influence on our world.

Episode 01: The Indian Protection Service Scandal.

Episode 02: Pacification and Transfer.

Episode 03: The Pin and the Transamazonica.

Episode 04: From Emancipation to the Itaipu Hydroelectric Plant.

Episode 05: The Transnational Indigenous Movement.

Episode 06: The 1988 Constitution and the Challenges of the 21st Century.

About the Director
Laura Faerman has been working as a documentarist, researcher, and curator for the past 20 years. In 2014, Faerman worked as an audiovisual researcher at the Indigenous National Truth Commission, which investigated for the first time the violations of rights committed against Native populations during the 1964-1985 military dictatorship in Brazil. She created the six 26-minute episode series Dangerous Memory with Marina Weis. The Wind Blows the Border is her ninth film as director, her first feature film.

Marina Weis was born in São Paulo, Brazil, and has directed five short films as a photographer, producer, and editor. We Others, her first experimental documentary, is inspired by a dreamlike journey of Latin American exchanges. She curated the film showcase Memory and Transformation for the Vladimir Herzog Institute. Also framing the memory of military dictatorship years in South America she co-directed, with Laura Faerman, the short film Vlado and Birri: encounters. The Wind Blows the Border (2022) is her second documentary feature film and a partnership between the two filmmakers.