Latin American Trilogy

(Latin American Trilogy)

Germany/Ecuador, 1994, 130 min, color
In Spanish; English subtitles


Since making The Ascent of Chimborazo (1989), his feature film about the explorer Alexander von Humboldt in Ecuador, director Rainer Simon’s work has focused on the life and culture of the indigenous people there. This DVD features three of his short films shot in Ecuador:
  • The Colors of Tigua (1994, 43 min.)
  • Talking with Fish and Birds (1999, 43 min.)
  • The Call of Fayu Ujmu (2002, 44 min.)


2004 Official Selection, Festival of Indigenous Film, Chile
1999 Official Selection, Festival of Indigenous Film, Guatemala
1996 Official Selection, Festival of Indigenous Film, Bolivia


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DVD Bonus Features:
  • Biographies & Filmographies
  • About Sacred Earth e.V.
  • About the DEFA Film Library

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