EAMI
EAMI

EAMI

Director Paz Encina

Production year 2022

Length 83min.

Country Paraguay/Argentina/Mexico/Germany/France/The Netherlands/USA

screenings

16 Jul 2022 21.30 Cinema House, Grand Hall

SYNOPSIS

Eami's homeland is invaded by settlers. Embodying Asojá, the bird-god-woman, she falls into trance in which she walks slowly and stunned through her beloved forest as she prepares to leave it forever.

Awards

Tiger Award | Rotterdam IFF, Netherlands, 2022

CAST & CREW

Paz Encina
Paz Encina

Director

Producer(s)

Paz Encina, Gabriela Sabaté

Script

Paz Encina

Director of Photography

Guillermo Saposnik

Music by

Joraine Picanerai, Fernando Velázquez Vezzetti

Sound

Javier Umpierrez

Edit

Jordana Berg

Cast

Anel Picanerai, Curia Chiquejno Etacoro, Ducubaide Chiquenoi

Production company(ies)

Silencio Cine

Paz Encina

Paz Encina was born in Asuncion, Paraguay. She has a Bachelor’s degree in Cinematography from the Universidad del Cine in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Her works as director have been screened at venues such as the Harvard Film Archives, the BAMFA/ Berkeley Art Museum and the Pacific Film Archive, and the MOMA in New York. She created Silencio Lab in 2016, a platform through which she gives seminars to train young Paraguayan talents. Paz Encina is the first Paraguayan director to be part of the American Academy.


Filmography

Hamaca Paraguaya (2005), Ejercicios de memoria (2016), Eami (2022).

FILMS 2022