In 2011, a century had passed since the first oil extraction in Ecuador. In Sucumbíos, in the Ecuadorian Amazon, the oil drilling began in 1967 and has affected five indigenous peoples, including the Cofán. This documentary details the extreme exploitation of oil in Ecuador and its implications for indigenous communities. In Spanish with English subtitles. Winner, Survival International Award, Barcelona Festival of Cinema and Human Rights.

Directed and produced by Arturo Hortas.


Sucumbios, Land Without Evil

2011 ES 29 min
Festival Year: 2012
Types: Short, Watch Now
Topic: Environmental Advocacy and Justice, Latin American Program

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