Synopsis : Eami's homeland is invaded by settlers. Embodying Asojá, the bird-god-woman, she falls into trance in which she walks slowly and stunned through her beloved forest as she prepares to leave it forever.
Festival History : Rotterdam International Film Festival, Buenos Aires International Festival of Independent Cinema
Producer : Paz Encina, Gabriela Sabaté
Screenplay : Paz Encina
DOP : Guillermo Saposnik
Editor : Jordana Berg
Cast : Anel Picanerai
Paz Encina (b. 1971, Paraguay) obtained a Master’s in Cinematography in 2001 and has won several awards for her films. From 2002 to 2003 she taught audio-visual expression and directing at the University of Asunción and at the Paraguayan Art Academy. ‘Hamaca Paraguaya’ (2005) won the Un Certain Regard FIPRESCI prize at Cannes.