Keep you to date with the latest news on Aluna and the Kogi.
Tragedy Strikes The Indigenous Population Of The Sierra Nevada De Santa Marta
A statement has been issued by the Organisation Gonawindua Tairona, which represents the Mamas.A young Kogi, Jacinto Sauna, a young Kogi, has been shot dead in the Colombian city of Santa Marta. The Kogi community to which he belongs is in deep grief. At present no...
Julian Lennon’s ALUNA Support Message
Julian Lennon shares his views about the Kogi Indians of Colombia and their new film ALUNA https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aXLDRJiOQKQ
Joanna Lumley’s message of support for Aluna and the Kogi
Actress Joanna Lumley expresses her concern for the planet and that the Kogi's understanding is scientific and can help us before it's too late. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D8UAUXZvvMQ
MP Zac Goldsmith’s ALUNA Message
MP Zac Goldsmith voices the impact the Kogi's first film had on him and the importance of their new film ALUNA. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_04Sxx2giqU
Reaction to Aluna’s US Premiere
Following the very successful sell-out US premiere of Aluna at the Encompass Paradigm Shifts Science & Arts Festival in Brooklyn, NY, Ric Reil from New York City posted the following message: “My immediate reaction to your film is that it’s a masterpiece and...
After some extensive re-editing at the end of 2012 Aluna got off to a great start in 2013 with sold out festival showings at both Helsinki Docpoint and Tallinn Docpoint. Alan Ereira the Director then took the film up north to the home of the Sami people in Finnish...
Irish Times: The lost tribe that is trying to save the world
Felicity Hayes-McCoy from the Irish Times article on Aluna and the Kogi. More than 20 years ago, the British documentary film maker Alan Ereira began researching a film about a lost city in the rainforests of Colombia’s Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta, the highest...
“Beyond El Dorado: power and gold in ancient Colombia”
The British Museum exhibition, “Beyond El Dorado: power and gold in ancient Colombia” advertises itself with a picture of an astonishing Tairona gold piece. It is described as an “anthropomorphic pectoral”. When making my original film, I asked the Cacique Mama, Mama...
Positive News: They want to show us a thinking, feeling Earth
Articles by Positive News highlighting the Kogi message and Aluna movie The Kogi are trying to show us the delicate interconnections between the natural world: how what happens in one place has a specific, and direct, consequence on what happens in another Read full...