Berlin Film Review: ‘Ex-Shaman’ squib

Anthropologist-turned-filmmaker Luiz Bolognesi elegantly straddles the line between documentary and fiction in “Ex-Shaman,” a beautifully composed look at a member of Brazil’s Pater Surui tribe whose training as a shaman has ostensibly made him redundant. Formerly the privileged go-between connecting his fellow tribesmen with the spiritual world, the ex-shaman Perpera Surui is himself in a […]
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