The Return (Guardian Documentaries)

The Return (Guardian Documentaries)

Ecuador/United Kingdom


While millions of people around the world have gone into lockdown amid the coronavirus crisis, a family in the Ecuadorian Amazon has opted to move deeper into the relative safety of the jungle.

As they reconnect with dormant ancestral knowledge, away from the distractions of modern life, their affinity with nature begins to flourish. As news spreads that Ecuador might lift lockdown soon, will the family stay?

Directed by Eriberto Gualinga, Produced by Nina Gualinga and Marc Silver
Runtime: 16 minutes 51 seconds