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Film Screening: Ex-Shaman (2018)

Thu, 4/18 · 7:00 pm9:00 pm · Princeton Garden Theatre

Brazil LAB; Princeton University Art Museum; Princeton Garden Theatre

Princeton Garden Theatre, Princeton University’s Brazil LAB, and the Princeton University Art Museum welcome you to a free screening of Ex-Shaman (2018). Since their first contact with the Western world in 1969, the Paiter Suruí, an Indigenous people living in the Amazon basin, have been exposed to sweeping social changes. Ex-Shaman follows Perpera, a Christianized former shaman, as he searches for a way to restore vitality to his village.

This film is shown in conjunction with the exhibition Denilson Baniwa: Under the Skin of History, on view at Art@Bainbridge. The gallery will be open until 7 p.m. Introduced by Carlos Fausto, Princeton Global Scholar and Professor of Anthropology at Brazil’s Museu Nacional.

This screening is free and open to the public. Reserve your ticket on the Princeton Garden Theatre’s website.

Directed by Luiz Bolognesi. Run time: 80 minutes. Not Rated.

Denilson Baniwa: Under the Skin of History is co-organized by the Brazil LAB, the Department of Anthropology, and the Princeton University Art Museum. Co-sponsors of the project include the High Meadows Environmental Institute, University Center for Human Values, the Humanities Council, the Program in Latin American Studies, and the Princeton Institute for International and Regional Studies. Additional supporters include the Department of Spanish and Portuguese, the Department of Art & Archaeology, the Lewis Center for the Arts, and the Effron Center for the Study of America.

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