Ãjãí: the headball game of the Myky and Manoki

Ãjãí: the headball game of the Myky and Manoki

Original title: Ãjãí: o jogo de cabeça dos Myky e Manoki
Production: Laboratório de Imagem e Som em Antropologia, Universidade de São Paulo
Country: Brazil
Year: 2018
Duration: 48
Genre: Social documentary
Color: Color
Original language: Portuguese
Languages available: Portuguese-Myky
Subtitles: English; Portuguese


 Ãjãí is a fun game in which only the players' heads can touch the ball. This practice, shared by few indigenous peoples in the world, is present among the Myky and Manoki populations of Mato Grosso, who speak a language of an isolated linguistic family. of the villages. But to organize this great party, your young bosses will face some challenges ahead.


 Selected for CPI / Unicamp indigenous cinema exhibition (November 2019)

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