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Huni Kuin Film + Ancestral Traditions Discussion with Zezinho Yube

  • Sacred Arts Research Foundation 107 Green Street, G55 Brooklyn, NY, 11222 United States (map)
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Zezinho Yube will share a film that that is a study from his father, Maná Huni Kuin. He is a post-doctoral graduate from UNB/UFAC Federal University in Brazil, and has studied the "kene" that its the traditional grafism from the Huni kuin people. He discovers names and forms, organized, so the others rivers and indigenous lands, can learn about their own culture.

We shall have a conversation around their ancestral traditions after the film. Tea and snacks will be available.

This is event is open to the public and by donations, which will be collected at the door. All proceeds support the work of the filmmaker.

Yuni Huni Kuin from the Hunikuin people of Acre, Brazil. He is an Indigenous Agroflorestal Agent and Indigenous filmmaker. José has participated in indigenous film festivals in the United States, Germany, Mexico and Bolivia and his films have won the the following awards: ForumDoc Documentary Festival of Belo Horizonte -Brazil (2006); Tatu de Oro -Bahia Film Festival (2008); Tatu Plata -Bahia Film Festival (2009). He was Secretary of AMAAIAC (Association Movement of Indigenous Agroforestry Agentsof Acre) from 2002 to 2008 and Advisor for Indigenous Affairs with the Government of the State of Acre from 2011 until 2019.