When the waters of the Itaipu hydroelectric power plant invaded and destroyed the largest waterfalls in the world, the Sete Quedas Waterfall, a sacred place for the Guarani Indians sank along with it and became a powerful emotional link for the longstanding community. In Juliana Sanson’s documentary, ‘Frontiers/Guaíra’, the outcomes of this erasure are set in motion from the stories of those still suffering from this and many other land appropriations.
Juliana Sanson Juliana Sanson is a screenwriter, director, and audiovisual producer. She wrote and directed the fiction short films ‘Fabulário Geral de um Delírio Curitibano’ (2007), ‘Coração Magoado’ (2012) and ‘Prato do Dia’ (2014), the documentary TV pilot ‘Fronteiras’ (2018), and the feature film ‘Uma Morte Qualquer’ (2018). In 2018, she also directed the fictional short films ‘Bicho do Mato’ and 'Julieta de Bicicleta'.