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by Pieter Van Eecke


When Brazilian president Bolsonaro announces that industries can settle in the Amazon on Yanomami territory, Davi Kopenawa and his son Dario take their fight to an international level to defend their land against the invaders.

original title: Holding up the Sky
working title: The Falling Sky
country: Belgium, Netherlands, Brazil
year: 2023
genre: documentary
directed by: Pieter Van Eecke
film run: 80'
screenplay: Pieter Van Eecke, Davi Kopenawa Yanomami, Dário Vitório Kopenawa Yanomami
cinematography by: Johan Legraie
film editing: Dieter Diependaele, Simon Schuurman
music: David Poltrock
producer: Hanne Phlypo
co-producer: Hasse van Nunen, Renko Douze
production: Clin d'oeil Films, Een van de Jongens, VRT - Vlaamse Radio Televisie, RTBF - Radio Télévision Belge Francophone, Rio Taruma Films (BR), Hutukara Associação Yanomami (BR)
backing: Eurimages
distributor: Dalton Distribution

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