A traveling cinema in the Brazilian Amazon

Americas Now

Going to the movies is a cultural experience that has been shared by billions of people, since the first cinema opened more than 120 years ago. The movie theater, once described as the “mirror of the world,” has proved an art form of universal appeal.

While audiences are starting to decline in many developed countries, there are still some parts of the world that have never had that experience. One is the remote Brazilian Amazon.

Our correspondent Stephen Gibbs joined an inspired project to share the simple pleasures of cinema, with indigenous communities.