The Blackberry and the Fire Beetle (La Mora y El Cocuyo)
Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, 2016, 10 mins.
Directed by Isaías Perez
An indigenous Pemong Community tale from Venezuela tells the journey of a Fire Beetle that finds an old Blackberry, who falls in love with him, but he rejects her. Time passes, the Blackberry is reborn and the Fire Beetle receives a lesson in vanity. This South American fable is presented in entertaining animation.