AMAZON FILMS ARCHIVE: STOCK FOOTAGE FROM THE BRAZILIAN RAINFOREST
The Amazon Films Archive contains over 60 hours of exclusive, professionally rendered broadcast quality footage chronicling environmental destruction, indigenous tribes and human rights abuses in the Brazilian Amazon between 1987 and 1995. Footage includes exclusive material on the gold mining invasion of the Yanomami Indians and the ensuing malaria epidemic as well as extensive reporting on the Altamira Conference of 1989, the UN's "Earth Summit" in Rio in 1992, one of Sting's first trips in the Amazon, the demarcation of Kayapo lands in the Xingu, the gold boom town of Boa Vista, documentation of human rights abuses involving landless peasants, as well as extensive footage of deforestation, degradation of rivers and forests due to mining, aerial and footage of the rain forest, waterfalls, deforestation, and an extensive archive of the daily life various indigenous tribes including the Waiapi (or Wayampi), the Yanomami and the Kayapo Indians.
All footage was shot on professional, broadcast Betacam cameras. To view a brief clip from the Academy Award-nominated documentary "At The Edge of Conquest: The Journey of Chief Wai-Wai" click here. To see selections from the film "Amazon Journal," click here or go to The Films page on this site. To find out more about what we have in our archive and how you might obtain screeners, please send an email via our contact page and note in the subject that this is a "Stock Footage Request."