Brazil, Denmark, USA
Listen To the Beat of Our Images
Main Film Contact:
Tim Horsburgh (Timothy.Horsburgh.-ND@natgeo.com)
Director: Alex Pritz
Meet the Directors:
Alex Pritz is a director and cinematographer whose work focuses on humanity’s relationship with the natural world. His process relies on a participatory filmmaking model, in which everyone is encouraged to pick up a camera. The Territory is his first feature film which debuted at the 2022 Sundance Film Festival taking home the Audience Award for best Documentary.
Cast & Crew
When a network of Brazilian farmers seize an area of protected Indigenous territory, a young native leader and his mentor must find new ways to fight back. Told through the lens of Indigenous filmmakers, The Territory invites the viewer into the heart of the ever present conflict between conservation and profit. How far can one village go to keep their traditional land and culture safe from the blind destruction of greed?