OCEAN WINGS

ALAS DE MAR

By Hans MÜLCHI

EL TALLER PRODUCCIONES - as PROD

Documentary - Development 2013

Celina was born in a kawésqar hut, and as a child she witnessed the disappearance of family members and other kawésqar. Snatched from their habitat, she was taken to Punta Arenas in Chile. In 2010 she succeed in bringing to Chile the remains of their ancestors exhibited in European human zoos.

    • Year of production
    • 2013
    • Genres
    • Documentary
    • Countries
    • CHILE
    • Budget
    • 0 - 0.3 M$
    • Duration
    • 52 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Hans MÜLCHI
    • Writer(s)
    • Hans MÜLCHI
    • Producer(s)
    • Eduardo MÜLCHI, Flor RUBINA
    • Synopsis
    • Celina was born in a kawésqar hut, and as a child she witnessed the disappearance of family members and other kawésqar. Snatched from their habitat, she was taken to Punta Arenas, in the Magellan Strait, at the age of twelve years. In 2010 she succeed in bringing to Chile the remains of their ancestors exhibited in European human zoos from the nineteenth century. Now she comes back, for the first time, to the hidden costs where she was born. Rosa, mother of Celina, travels with her. She is one of the few people alive whose "father and mother" were of the ethnic Kawésqar. This is a group from the brink of extinction.
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