Ancestral Secrets. Keepers of Indigenous Medicine

Ancestral Secrets. Keepers of Indigenous Medicine TRAILER

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A unique series. Twelve indigenous communities in America open their door to medicinal rituals that they have kept secret for centuries. They will share with the world a sacred knowledge, which unlike the modern pharmaceutical industry, does not cure diseases but preserves health. A provocative vision about nature, drugs and what we understand as well-being. Most of the ceremonies and rituals shown in this series had never been filmed before. 

List of Episodes (6x52')

1) In the Heights of the Andes Mountains (Bolivia / Perú)
2) In the extreme South of America (Chile)
3) Mesoamerica (Mexico / Guatemala)
4) In the Heart of South America (Brazil / Paraguay)
5) El Dorado (Colombia)
6) North America (USA-Mexico)

List of Episodes (12x26') 

1) Sowing a Dream (Perú)
2) Back to Origin (Chile)
3) The perfect Balance (Guatemala)
4) The Handover of Power (Chile)
5) The Guardians of the Forest (Brasil)
6) Women's Medicine (Colombia)
7) The Law of Reciprocity (Bolivia)
8) Resistance starts here (Mexico)
9) The syncretic Purification (Mexico)
10) Expression of Tenderness (Paraguay)
11) People of Tobacco, Coca and sweet Yucca (Colombia)
12) In Search of Enjoyment (Mexico)



La Ventana Cine
Directed by: 
Jota Loyola Crovetto
Chile / Colombia
6x52' or 12x26'
Spanish / (English Subtitles)