Documentary gives voice to the riverine

4 of May of 2010 - The documentary is the result of workshops held by the TV Browse project, in partnership with the Amazonas Sustainable Foundation, encourages residents to go behind the lens and register images from their perspective

Source: Camila Nobrega camila.alves@oglobo.com.br

 Early on, the camera goes inside the forest along with a riverside, that shows what nature provides to communities living in the Amazon. A seemingly endless expanse of vine-titica specimens to broom and straw urucuri to serve as the main cover of the houses nearby.

In a first moment, documentary “In midstream, through the trees”, Jorge Bodansky, It seems to outline to what you hear common sense on coastal communities: they explore nature, as if it were infinite. But, slowly, the film deconstructs this stereotype, showing articulated leaders, and simple people, but who have enough awareness of the need for forest conservation.

Afinal, they depend on it.

The documentary is the result of workshops held by the TV Browse project, in partnership with the Amazonas Sustainable Foundation, encourages residents to go behind the lens and register images from their perspective. The 70 duration minutes “In the middle of Rio, the trees” They are the result of an issue made by Bodansky, from a series of ten mini documentaries produced during the project. Displayed in the documentary festival is all true, last month, the film drew attention of many people and will now be displayed in Brazilian cinema shows in New York and Vancouver.

But, segundo Bodansky, still lack support here, so that it hits theaters: – We have nothing closed, but we are fighting, because the film has a look of people who are never heard.

Taking into account the relevance of the topic at a time when the whole world is watching in the Amazon, would lack no reason to enter the film circuit. It is-are communities that, in front of the mandated environmental requirements, They have much experience to speak and teach. But, judging by the difficulty of displaying it on the big screen, it seems that there is not much interest in hearing them.

Since year 1970, the filmmaker documented interest in the Amazon. From there to here, he showed the ecological chaos with the arrival of the Trans-Amazon Highway, the documentary “Iracema – an Amazonian sex”, from 1976; dribbled the safety of the National Congress to investigate the devastation of the Amazon (Finger, 1978) and filmed Senator Amazon Career in Evandro “third Millennium”, from 1980. But, in four decades, he remembers, the look of the authorities have not yet reached the Amazonian communities, as does the movie: – Underestimate the knowledge of these communities.

They do not like to get ready legislation, they want to participate. Browse this TV work, We give the opportunity to them to interpret, and feel proud of themselves. leaders, in the four communities we visited, They are very articulate.

In the first testimony of the film, a member of the community Ayucá, Roberto Mourão, It brings the population's awareness of tone.

It appears following a scene where trees are being cut from the forest and talks about the use of land by river: – Each took the wood he wanted, but we spoil large areas. Today, or learn to use management plan.

When the trees ended, who went missing were more ourselves.

No entanto, another local leader, Miguel Moreira, then enters a critical with the management plan: – They arranged so much for us to pay, that no more condition. The rules are made out there and brought here.

Can not, You have to discuss here – complains Mourao, more continuous: – I agree that taking a tree or a small fish of nature is a crime. If you take a fish puppy, instead of giving 20 lunching, will give two and will not play.

With the tree is the same thing.

The point is that for us the surveillance is fierce and for those who have money there is no.

Since environmental agents in the communities housewives, the testimony of the film leave the lesson that coastal communities need to talk and are very aware of the changes that need to be done in the forest. Or missing, however, You will hear them.

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