At the intersection of the Andes, the Amazon and the equator lies Yasuni, the rainforest home of hundreds of animal and plant species as well as the Waorani people. When oil companies arrive in Yasuni, one of the most biologically diverse areas in the world becomes the scene of a tragic conflict.
This award-winning documentary film tells the story of Ecuador’s last indigenous people that chooses to live in isolation as they rise to defend their lands and rights against the oil industry and the Ecuadorian government.
At 13.40, Discussion: Yasuni Man – The costs of oil profits.
2016 / Ecuador, USA, Spain
Director: Ryan Patrick Killackey
Languages: English, Spanish, Waorani
Age recommendation: 16
Length: 94 min