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The Hyperwomen
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THE HYPERWOMEN

As hiper mulheres

Directed by Carlos Fausto, Leonardo Sette, Takuma Kuikuro
Brazil, 2011
Documentary

Synopsis

Deep in the jungle of Brazil’s Mato Grosso, in the upper course of the Xingu, this documentary follows preparations for a Jamurikumalu ritual: a festival of singing and dancing that is only performed by women. The problem is that the only woman who knows all the songs is seriously ill.

Synopsis

Deep in the jungle of Brazil’s Mato Grosso, in the upper course of the Xingu, this documentary follows preparations for a Jamurikumalu ritual: a festival of singing and dancing that is only performed by women. The problem is that the only woman who knows all the songs is seriously ill.