The Spirit of TV (1990, 18 min.)
Director: Vincent Carelli In Waiãpi with English subtitles.
A view of the Waiãpi as they begin to see recorded images
of themselves and other indigenous groups following the arrival
in their village of a TV and VCR. They consider the benefits and
drawbacks of the new medium and its possible use for cultural
preservation, communication, and protest.
Image credit: Audience at Club Red Radio,
2000 Native American Film and Video Festival - photograph by Amalia Córdova,