Our Voice of Earth, Memory and Future documents the first years of the Cauca Regional Indigenous Council (CRIC) and its struggle to reclaim ancestral territories, reflecting on the centuries-long oppression of farmers and indigenous peoples in Colombia. Fusing straightforward documentation and fantastical visualization, the film mingles myth, poetry, and popular memory while capturing a defining moment in the modern indigenous rights movement.
Andrea Cagua is a Colombian historian who specializes in the cultural dynamics of 20th century Latin America and histories of memory and forgetting. She is currently completing her PhD in History at the Catholic University of Eichstätt-Ingolstadt on silences and violence in Colombia. She works with source materials such as lms, press articles and comics.