One from the south, one from the north. When the balance between love, consent and empowerment in a couple is disturbed, something’s is bound to break, literally.
Forty years have passed and director Peter Torbiörnsson is still filming life in the village of San Fernando. What began
as a portrait of a village became the story of Ninosca, a woman who broke from her abusive husband and set off into the
world with the dream of a simple life in Europe and in search of a way to support her family.
In the prelude of the twentieth century, Pedro arrives in Tierra del Fuego, an hostile and violent
territory, to immortalise the marriage of a powerful landowner.
In an isolated Yanomami land in the Amazon, the shaman Davi Kopenawa Yanomani tries to keep the spirits of the forest and the traditions alive, while the
arrival of gold prospectors brings death and destruction to the community.
On Lake Maracaibo, beneath the mysterious silent Catatumbo lightning, the village of Congo
Mirador is preparing for parliamentary elections. How can a small fishing village survive against cor-
ruption, pollution and political decay – a reflection of all the flaws of contemporary Venezuela.