"The carefully conducted, intensive discussions with the indigenous inhabitants are very often about the beauty and grace of nature." – Spielfilm
"The brilliant pictures show the beauty of the mountains and their inhabitants, with their long, dark hair and conical white knitted hats: an old people who are exposed to the constraints of the modern world, but do not surrender to them without resistance." – Kunst und Film
"[Thinking Like a Mountain] is also an invitation to pause again, to be attentive, to listen to other people, to listen to nature." – Film Rezensionen
This intimate portrait of the Arhuaco tribe, an indigenous people living in a remote part of Colombia, reveals the struggles of the community to maintain its cultural identity in the face of an encroaching modern society and violent political turmoil.
91 Minutes | Central American Indian languages with English subtitles.