Review: Indigenous Brazilians stand their ground in The Territory, a real-life rumble in the jungle

Review: Indigenous Brazilians stand their ground in The Territory, a real-life rumble in the jungle

The Territory. PG, 85 minutes. 3 stars Some movies really do make you despair. This documentary, directed by Alex Pritz, is one of them. It's about the conflict between the indigenous Uru-eu-wau-wau people - a small and declining community of less than 200 people on reserved land in the jungles of the Brazilian Amazon - and the farmers and illegal settlers who want to claim that land and clear it for their own use. Not only do the indigenous people …