The Indigenous Uru-eu-wau-wau people have seen their population dwindle and their culture threatened since coming into contact with non-Native Brazilians.
About the Filmmakers
Alex Pritz is an American documentary filmmaker focused on humans relationship with the natural world. Recently, Alex worked as a cinematographer and field producer on Jon Kasbe's feature documentary, When Lambs Become Lions (Tribeca 2018), and as co-director, cinematographer, and editor on the documentary short, My Dear Kyrgyzstan (Atlanta 2019). Alex enjoys tackling complicated stories about the lives of ordinary people. Alex holds a B.Sc. from McGill University where he studied Ecological Determinants of Health. In 2012, he received an inaugural Dalai Lama Fellowship for his work developing film schools among low-income communities in the Philippines.