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Pasión Amerindia (Amerindian Passion)

Pasión Amerindia (Amerindian Passion)

“Amerindian Passion” is a record of five years of experimental archeology in Venezuela. In the first ever expedition of its type, the team researches the pre-Hispanic navigational routes of the Amerindians of the region, building replicas of their indigenous curiaras in which to navigate them. The film is a summary of the expeditions from their beginning, revealing the pre-Hispanic period to be one of the richest, most beautiful and unjustly forgotten stages of our history.

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Pasión Amerindia (Amerindian Passion) (2019)

Short (16mins) Documentary


Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela


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David Bottome


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David Bottome

David Bottome

David Bottome: Adventurer, Expeditionary, Filmmaker.

Trained as a Professional Pilot and Sailor, he has traveled in his kayak the entire coast between Venezuela and Panama, capturing his adventures in short documentaries. He has led several Expeditions of Experimental Archeology that rescue Pre-Hispanic navigation routes. His new project, “Reto Guaiquerí”, seeks to rescue the Piragua Margariteña.

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