The Aruanas series, a co production project between the Brazilian Globo Group and Maria Farinha Filmes, has is international platform -aruanas.tv- enabled to access for free for a 7-day period from September 5th, day on which Amazonia’s Day and the anniversary of the Amazonas State creation is celebrated in Brazil.
In ‘Aruanas’, three idealist friends start the environmental NGO Aruana and investigate the activities of a mining company that works in the state of Amazonia, where strange facts take place: anonymous help calls, people getting sick in mysterious ways, murders and threats to native tribes. The activists, each on their own investigative path, create a mosaic of evidence that leads to a big scheme of crimes involving illegal mining and a renowned national mining company. While they unveil a dangerous network of crimes and secrets, these women need to deal with their own personal problems. The series is a co production of Globo and Maria Farinha Filmes, written originally for Globoplay by Estela Renner and Marcos Nisti, with collaboration of Pedro de Barros.
Aruanas’ had its global launch on July 2nd, reaching over 150 countries, with subtitles in English, Spanish, French, Italian, German, Dutch, Russian, Arabic, Hindi, Turkish and Korean. The series is available on aruanas.tv, where it can be bought for USD 12.90, except from the week between September 5th and 12th, when it is free.