Power of the Dream (Wai'a Rini)

Vincent Carelli

2001, 65:00 minutes, colour, Xavante with English subtitles


Directed by Divino Tserewahú

Within the long cycle of initiation ceremonies of the Xavante People, the Wai'á celebration is the one that introduces young men to spiritual life and puts them in contact with supernatural forces. Filmmaker Divino Tserewahú is going to speak with his father, one of the leaders of this ritual, to disclose what can be revealed about the secret celebration of men, where the initiated go through many trials and tribulations.

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