The Wind Blows the Border

(Venta na fronteira)
Laura Faerman, Marina Weis | Documentary

2022 | 77 minutes | Brazil

On the violent border between Brazil and Paraguay, a battle wages between agribusiness and indigenous sovereignty.


On the violent border between Brazil and Paraguay, a battle wages between agribusiness and indigenous sovereignty. An indigenous teacher and a lawyer with strong relations to Bolsonarist federal power are on opposite sides of the Guarani-Kaiowá people's struggle for their land.

Main credits

Faerman, Laura (film director)
Faerman, Laura (screenwriter)
Weis, Marina (film director)
Weis, Marina (screenwriter)
Matos, Julio (film producer)
Ludmer, Luís (film producer)
Díaz Díaz, Rodrigo (film producer)

Other credits

Cinematography, Aliza Barbosa.

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Hot Docs - Special Jury Prize - International Feature Documentary; Durban International Film Festival - Best International Documentary; Tenemos que Ver Uruguay - Best Film; Terra di Tutti Film Festival - Benedetto Senni Award; Filmambiente Film Festival - Best Directing; Naples Human Rights Film Festival - Honorable Mention; Rome Independant Film Festival; It’s All True Film Festival; UK Green Film Festival; Solidarity Human Rights Film Festival Israel; Rome Independent Film Festival; Naples Human Rights Film Festival

DIRECTOR: Laura Faerman, Marina Weis


YEAR: 2022

GENRE: Documentary

LANGUAGE: Portuguese; Guarani

COLOR / B&W: Color

GRADE LEVEL: High School, College, Adult



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