Andrés Jurado | Colombia, Portugal 2022 | 21 Min. | Spanish with Engl. subtitles
In presence of Andrés Jurado
Bent antennas, rusted satellite dishes, empty houses. In an unknown place, futuristic ruins overlap with the story of an indigenous saga: In Columbia of the 20th Century, resistance fighter Yarokamena, a member of the Uitoto tribe, called for rebellion against violent exploitation of the rubber mining industry and invoked the spiritual powers of war.
Long banned for its potential for resistance, YAROKAMENA has the saga retold by Gerardo Sueche Cañube, a Uitoto council member, bringing the rebellious spirits of the past into the present. A production that calls for narratives and visions beyond colonial knowledge and history production.
Director: Andrés Jurado
Camera: Andrés Jurado
Editing: Andrés Jurado
Sound: Julián Galay
Production: Maria Rojas Arias, LA VULCANIZADORA
Berlinale 2022 – 72 Berlinale Forum Expanded (World Premiere)
DocLisboa International Film Festival 2022
Oberhausen International Short Film Festival 202
Artist and Filmmaker and Producer (Colombia, 1980). His works have been presented in Berlinale Forum Expanded, DocLisboa, Docs Buenos Aires, MIDBO Bogotá International Documentary Festival, and EMAF, among others. His film El Renacer del Carare received a Special Mention of the Flash Competition in the 31st FID Marseille 2020 and the Public Prize of the Panorama de Cinema Colombiano in Paris in 2021. He was part of the Forensic Architecture Team in the investigation into land dispossession, disappearance, and deforestation in Colombia. His last short Yarokamena premiered in 72 Berlinale Forum Expanded.