Dugout
Dugout

Dugout

2017  |  52 Min

  • Director: Benjamin Sadd
  • Cast: Benjamin Sadd, James Trundle, Bay Nenquiwi
  • Awards: Grand Jury Award - Mountain Film Festival 2018, Ushuaïa TV Award - Val d'Isère Film Festival 2018, Best Artistic Film - SHAFF 2018, Feature Film Award - Wasatch Mountain Film 2018, Best in Show - Adventure Travel Film Festival 2017, Finalist - Paddling Film Festival 2018, Finalist - VIMFF 2018, Toison d'or du film d'aventure 2018, Prix des jeunes de la ville de Dijon 2018, Prix du public des Écrans de l'Aventure 2018
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"In 2015, two friends - James Trundle and Benjamin Sadd - travelled to the Amazon to build their own dugout canoe, one of the oldest and simplest forms of transport, and paddle it through the jungles of Ecuador. They lived with members of the Huaorani tribe that helped them build the canoe, then launched it into a river and continued their adventure through Ecuador's Yasuni region. DugOut captures the final days of this isolated region of natural rainforest, which has been thrown open to the modern world of industrialization since filming. "

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