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For universities, private high schools, and charter schools, and organizations, this license is required for showing Piripkura in a classroom or educational setting on a regular basis for 1 year. No admission may be charged. It may only be promoted to members of the purchasing institution and cannot be advertised to the public. You may choose to show the film either through a 1-year digital stream rental or with a DVD to be returned once your license has expired.
A Digital Site License (DSL) allows institutions to encode, host, and locally stream the licensed Content. An unlimited number of individual students and staff can access the file from the institution’s server from multiple locations simultaneously, on their own time, not in the classroom or for a group to watch as a screening. A DSL is in addition to (and does not include) traditional PPR screening rights.
- If you’d like to screen the film in a classroom setting for more than 1 year, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org to discuss our custom educational use license valid for 2 to 5 years.
- If you will be charging admission, then special arrangements need to be made with Cinema Libre Studio. Please contact email@example.com using subject line: Piripkura – screening inquiry with admission.
Universities and libraries are responsible for uploading the film from a DVD file (provided by licensor) to a locally hosted server themselves, or downloading the file via a link (provided by licensor) and then uploading to your server.
After you purchase, a link will be sent to you in order to download a video file that is approximately 1.5GB to 4GB. Please download it only once and do not share this link with anyone. Each time a file is downloaded from this source, you will be charged again.
Please keep this file in a password protected folder or network, Read-Only. That way, the viewers in your local private network are not able to copy the file to their own private hard drives for personal use. This file is for institutional usage only and may not be shared nor viewed outside of your institution.
Running Time: 82 MINS
Sound Mix: Stereo, 5.1
Ratio: 16x9, SD
Language: Portuguese & local dialect, with English subtitles
Closed Captions: Available
The last two surviving members of the Piripkura people, a nomadic tribe in the Mato Grasso region of Brazil, struggle to maintain their indigenous way of life amidst the region’s massive deforestation. Living deep in the rain forest, Pakyî and Tamandua live off the land relying on a machete, an ax, and a torch lit in 1998. Jair Candor, a coordinator with the Brazilian Foundation for Indigenous People, made contact in 1989 and arranged for protected status which must be renewed every two years. As time runs short, Candor and the camera team trek deep into the uninhabited region to find traces of the men as the systemic violence used against indigenous Amazon people is revealed, a situation likely to become more perilous with Brazil’s newly elected President.
For international distribution rights, screening requests, and film festivals in all other territories, please contact Rich Reiger at firstname.lastname@example.org
with details and estimated attendance.
Please contact email@example.com
using subject line: Piripkura – screening inquiry with admission.
Theatre owners/film buyers who wish to book the film should contact Beth Portello