Watunna

Watunna

USA, 1990, 24 Minute Running Time
Genre/Subjects: Animated, Avant Garde/Experimental
Program: Shorts-in-a-Feature-Length-World

The creation of myths of the Yekuanna Indians of the Orinoco region of Venezuela provide a transparent look at the poetic process by which human beings construct meaning from their experience. Narrated by Stan Brakhage. Music and sound by Bruce Odland.

DIRECTOR: Stacey Steers

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