The Last Guardians is a documentary made alongside the indigenous Sàpara and Kichwa communities of the Ecuadorian Amazon. Bringing exposure to the threats they are facing from extractive industry, the film also sheds light on their philosophy and way of life, illustrating what the world stands to lose if their rights are not respected. Their messages resonate strongly in our era of climate crisis and environmental degradation, adding to the rising tide of awareness on the great value of indigenous knowledge at this time for the global community. The film demonstrates how now, more than ever, it is crucial to learn from indigenous knowledge and wisdom in the battle to conserve the planet. Becoming, once more, guardians of the land which gives us life.
Screening: Universitat Pompeu Fabra – 06/11 – 6:05 p.m.