Scene from the film Icaros
Scene from the film Icaros
Scene from the film Icaros
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Icaros explores the spiritual universe of the Shipibo indigenous people who live by the Ucayali river, one of the main tributaries of the Peruvian Amazon. Young Mokan Rono sets out on a journey to discover the ancestral knowledge of ayahuasca, mentored by a wise shaman and by his mother, a master healer.


  • Original Title
  • Direction
  • Cinematography
    Leonardo Val
  • Editing
    Georgina Barreiro
  • Sound
    Emiliano Biaiñ
  • Runtime
    71 min (46-90 min.)
  • Year
  • Country
    • Argentina
  • Production
  • Festivals
    • Cinélatino, rencontres de Toulouse 2014 - Documentary competition (France)
    • Dreamspeakers Film Festival 2014 - Official selection (Ed Monton, Canada)
    • Sydney Latin American Film Festival 2014 (Australia)
    • Asinabka Film Festival 2014 Official selection (Canada)
    • Ischia Film Festival 2014 - Official selection (Italy)
    • San Francisco Latino Film Festival 2014 (USA)
    • Vancouver Latin American Film Festival 2014 - Documentary competition (Canada)
    • Ayahuasca World Conference 2014 (Ibiza, Spain)
    • Festival de Cine de Lima 2014 - Documentary competition (Peru)
    • Lakino Berlín 2014 - Documentary competition (Germany)
    • Festival de Cine Latinoamericano y Caribeño Margarita 2014 - Documentary competition (Venezuela)
    • Pachamama Cinema de Fronteira 2014 (Brazil)
    • Festival Filmar en América Latina 2014 (Geneva, Switzerland)
    • Festival de Cine de Mar del Plata 2014 - Panorama of Latin American Cinema (Argentina)
    • Festival de Cine de Ayacucho 2014 (Peru)
    • Festival Internacional de Cine de Mérida y Yucatán 2015 (Mexico)
    • Vibgyor Film Festival 2015 (Kerala, India)
    • Festival de Cine de la Mujer Marialionza 2015 (Venezuela)
    • World Film Festival 2015 (Tartu, Estonia)
    • Days of Ethnographic Film 2015 (Slovenia)
    • FIFEQ 2015 (Montreal, Canada)
    • Cinema Planeta 2015 - Official Competition (Morelos, Mexico)
    • Ethnocineca 2015 (Vienna, Austria)
    • BioBio Cine 2015 - Official Competition (Chile)
    • Green Film Festival of Seoul 2015 - Official Selection (South Korea)
    • Festival de Cine Las Américas 2015 - (Texas, USA)
    • FESAALP 2015 (La Plata, Argentina)
    • Festiver 2015 (Barichara, Colombia)
    • NAFA Film Festival 2015 (Poland)
    • ISARS Conference 2015 (Delph, Greece)
    • Native Spirit Foundation Film Festival 2015 (London)
    • Ânûû-rû âboro 2015 (New Caledonia)
    • Margaret Mead Film Festival 2015 (New York)
    • Festival Internacional de Cine de Derechos Humanos (Buenos Aires, Argentina) is powered by Doc Alliance, a creative partnership of 7 key European documentary film festivals. Our aim is to advance the documentary genre, support its diversity and promote quality creative documentary films.

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