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At the Edge of Conquest: The Journey of Chief Wai-Wai

Directed by Geoffrey O'Connor
Canada, United States, 1992
Documentary, Short

Synopsis

This film chronicles the journey of an indigenous leader from a remote tribe in the Brazilian Amazon who travels to the country capitol of Brasilia in a last ditch effort to save his people’s land from being turned over to developers, miners and poachers.

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At the Edge of Conquest: The Journey of Chief Wai-Wai Directed by Geoffrey O'Connor

Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

1993 | Nominee: Best Documentary, Short Subjects