Documentary on a ritual at the Barquinha church of Antonio Geraldo, in Rio Branco, Acre.
Probably the least known emanation of the 'Ayahuasca churches', the Barquinha or 'Little Boat' is nonetheless its most fascinating, a surreal cult mixing a Catholic environment with songs for Jesus and Mary, visions given by the plant towards a complex myth involving sailing through levels of consciousness, and an incredibly contagious music
produced by Petites Planetes and Feever Films
this film is volume 40 of
HÍBRIDOS, THE SPIRITS OF BRAZIL
a poetic and cinematic research on spirituality and its music in Brazil
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