halahaches ( anicent selk'nam spirit)

alejandra jaramillo  | chile | 2015 | 14 MIN | animated short | selk'nam w/ spanish subtitles


This short film aims to save the Indigenous language of “Selk’nam”, which is gradually becoming extinct. Telkoy, the film’s teenage protagonist, is preparing for his initiation rite. While preparing, he figures out that he has to decide to either respect the belief of the human beings or the risk of dying because he wants to protect his own beliefs.

Awards: Winner - Ajayu Category (Animated Short Films for a more sustainable and prosperous world) Arica Nativa 2017

Status: Complete
Rep: None


Cristian Heinsen