DIRECTOR: DANIEL BYERS
RUNTIME: 22 MIN
friday, September 3rd 2021
LOCATION: Stuart cinema
LOGLINE: The discovery of a rare Harpy Eagle nestling on their land reawakens a relationship between an Embera community in the remote Darien Gap in Panama and the endangered raptor species.
SYNOPSIS: In the remote Darién Gap rainforest, indigenous communities face the advance of loggers and cattle ranchers, an existential threat to their way of life and the ecosystem upon which they rely. When a rare Harpy Eagle nest is discovered near their community, the Emberá tribe of Playa Muerto find an unlikely ally.