The Battle for the Amazon

What will eventually be the world’s third largest dam is currently under construction in the heart of the Amazon Basin. The giant dam has become a symbol of the destruction and colonisation of the last remaining significant rainforest in the world.

The indigenous people, the Xingu, have been the guardians of the tropical forests here for centuries. They have never been more in danger. The dam will flood their land and change the environment forever. It will cause the displacement of 20,000 people and the expected migration of 100,000 others.

In the face of this danger the people of the forest have decided to fight, we follow their struggle.


  • Year: 2013
  • Duration: 52 MINS
  • Available Versions: ENG, FRA
  • Country of production: France

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