El Maestro [The Master] , A film by Ñambi Rimai
A Participatory Documentary (11:00 min. HD) 2019.
This film portraits Taita Paulino Mojomboy, an Inga elder, a shaman, and a key central figure for the entire Inga Nation. Taita Paulino is a healer in the broadest sense. He is a spiritual and political leader who has used ancestral medicine to support a process of cultural restoration, self-determination, and the revival of indigenous knowledge among his community. Taita Paulino is a biopolitical mediator between the territory, the sacred plants, and the spirits sharing the multidimensional forest with the Inga as a shaman.
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