Letter from a Guarani Woman in Search of the Land Without Evil
|Director||Patrícia Ferreira Pará Yxapy|
|Cinematography||Patrícia Ferreira Pará Yxapy, Sophia Pinheiro, Mbyá-Guarani Cinema Collective|
|Production Managers||Mbyá-Guarani Cinema Collective, Henrique Borela, Sophia Pinheiro|
|Producer||Patrícia Ferreira Pará Yxapy|
|Commissioned by||SAVVY Contemporary|
Patrícia Ferreira Pará Yxapy
Patricía Ferreira Pará Yxapy was born in 1985 in Kunha Piru village, Misiones, Argentina-Brazil border. At 13, she crossed the frontier to live in Salto do Jacuí, Brazil. Since 2000 she has been living in Koenju. Encouraged by the workshop of Video nas Aldeias in 2007, she co-founded the Mbyá-Guarani Cinema Collective, dedicated to producing videos and visual art always focused on Guaraní culture. In 2014 and 2015 she worked together with Inuit Indigenous filmmakers for an artistic residency in Canada.
2011 Bicicletas de Nhanderu (Bicycles of Nhanderu); wit Mbya-Guarani Cinema Collective, 46 min. · Desterro Guarani (Guarani Exile); wit Mbya-Guarani Cinema Collective, 38 min. 2012 Tava: A casa de pedra (Tava: The Stone House); with Vincent Carelli, Ernesto de Carvalho, and Ariel Ortega, 78 and 24 min. 2013 Mbya-Mirim; wit Mbya-Guarani Cinema Collective 2014 No caminho com Mario (On the way with Mario); wit Mbya-Guarani Cinema Collective, 20 min. 2018 Teko Haxy (Be Imperfect); with Sophia Pinheiro, 39 min.
Bio- & filmography as of Berlinale 2020