Ainbo: Spirit of the Amazon, stylized as AINBO: Spirit of the Amazon and also known as simply Ainbo, is an 2021 computer-animated adventure film co-directed by José Zelada and Richard Claus, with story by Zelada. Produced by Tunche Films and Cool Beans, Cinema Management Group oversees worldwide distribution.
It is the history of a girl who was born and grew in the deepest of the amazonian forest; one day discovers that the paradise in which it lived was being threatened by the greed, children exploitation, the indiscriminate cutting of trees and the illegal mining. Ainbo begins thus its fight to revert this situation that also affects her town (Colony).
A girl was born and grew up in the deepest jungle of the Amazon, Colonia, that rests on the back of the most powerful Mother Spirit in the Amazon, Turtle Motelo Mama. One day she discovers that her homeland is being threatened and realizes that there are other humans in the world besides her people. As she fights to save her paradise against the greed and exploitation of children, logging, and illegal mining, she begins to struggle to reverse this destruction and impending evil of the Yucuruna, the darkness that lives in the Amazon. Guided by her mother’s spirit, Ainbo is determined to save her land and save her people before it’s too late.
Director: Richard Claus
Release: 02/10/2021 (NL)