The Last Forest A Última Floresta
In this luminous follow-up to Ex-Shaman, Bolognesi’s 2018 Chicago IFF winner, the Brazilian filmmaker returns to the rainforest of his homeland to tell another bewitching yet tragic story of Indigenous culture under threat from outside forces. Working closely with Yanomami leader Davi Kopenawa (credited as co-writer), Bolognesi observes the tribe’s fight to protect their culture and way of life—increasingly endangered by an influx of gold prospectors tearing across and despoiling their lands, encouraged by the policies of the Bolsonaro government. Weaving together mythical reenactments with lustrous cinematography and sound design, The Last Forest is a powerful tale of community and resistance.
Screenings & Events
Wed, Oct 20 @ 6:00pm CDT
at AMC River East, Screen 4This event has passed.
*Subject to change
Available to stream Oct 14 @ 12:00pm CDT to Oct 24 @ 11:59pm CDT in the following states: Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, and Wisconsin
- Caio Gullane, Fabiano Gullane, Laís Bodanzky, Luiz Bolognesi
- Davi Kopenawa Yanomami, Luiz Bolognesi
- Ricardo Farias
- Pedro J. Márquez
- Davi Kopenawa Yanomami, Ehuana Yaira Yanomami, Pedrinho Yanomami
- Talita del Collado
- Gullane; Buriti Filmes
Green Screen Program Sponsor
Cynthia Stone Raskin