Synopsis

In this experimental film by Ziel Karapotó, the director ritually performs a perception of language as a resource for exploitation and violence, widely used during the colonial period. In doing so, he outlines some possible answers for the question: what traumas do cultures and colonized bodies carry?

Trailer

Vídeos

Director

Ziel Karapotó

Ziel Karapotó is originally from the Terra Nova community in the state of Alagoas. He works in the field of visual arts, performance, and installation and believes in indigenous art as anti-colonial resistance. He works as an art educator. The Word Became Flesh is his debut film.

Credits

Producers

Karkará Tunga

Writers

Karkará Tunga

Cast

Ziel Karapotó

Cinematographer

Tata Quintero

Editor

Karkará Tunga

Sound

Karkará Tunga

Art Director

Ziel Karapotó

Festivals

Primeiro Plano