The Shelmeca Serpent

Laura Bermúdez (Director), Luis Flores Alvarenga (Producer), David Estrada (Photography Director), Homer Mora (Sound Design) | 2023 | 13 min.

2024 Official Selection

The second most important jungle in America hides an archaeological secret and mysterious of world importance for humanity and the mythology of an ancient indigenous population, known today as Ciudad Blanca. This natural and cultural wealth is at risk of disappearing soon if we do not act on time. Wildres Wood, a biologist and activist of “Misquito” origin, takes us on a journey to the heart of this region in search of knowing and protecting Honduras’ most important treasure for the world. A story that proposes a look from within the territory, with female leaders and that suggests a world unknown to the majority.

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