IRIRIA - NIÑA TIERRA

Directed by Carmelo Camilli
Italy, 2014
72 minutes

Could the destruction of the planet be rooted in culture? In this poetic documentary, we see the world through the eyes of the Bribri-Cabecar — an Indigenous tribe that lives in the Alta Talamanca nature reserve in Costa Rica.

From the ancient sages, to a teacher at the local school, we hear about an Earth that is alive — that hears and sees us and will nurture us only as long as we protect it.

Through the Bribri-Cabecar’s cosmological view, their deep connection to nature and their reflections on the difficult relationship between man and the earth, we are left to ponder the absurdity of a culture that destroys the very thing on which it relies for survival.

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