Confidences of Death's River
The documentary uses oral narrative, transmitted from generation to generation, to analyze the relationships between men and their environment, their work, folklore and history. It portrays the remaining memory of the populations in the County of Rio das Mortes (River of Death), in the historic towns of Minas Gerais. Scenery for Emboabas War and Indian decimation, River of Death becomes a character in the film.
1999, Super 16mm, 52 minutes
Directed by: Paschoal Samora.
Script: Paschoal Samora.
Produced by: Fernando Dias e Maurício Dias.
Original Soundtrack: Naná Vasconcelos.
Broadcast: TV Cultura, TV Escola, DirecTV channel 605, People+Arts and Sueca Sveriges public TV.