Shout! Studios Releasing South American Animated Film ‘Ainbo: Spirit of the Amazon’ In The USA

Shout Studios is bringing the South American animated movie ‘Ainbo: Spirit of the Amazon’ to the United States. The company on premiering the feature at film festivals, give it a limited theatrical run, and then releasing it for home video in both physical media and for digital streaming.
The movie is directed by José Zelada and Richard Claus with Brian Cleveland, Jason Cleveland, Richard Claus, and Larry Wilson serving as screenwriters.
It opened at number 3 in Spain’s box office and number 2 in Central America. It was also nominated for Best Feature, Best Sound Design, and Best Original Music at the Ibero-American Animation Quirino Awards in Madrid.
You can watch the trailer below:

“AINBO is a strikingly visual animated movie with the relevant theme of environmental conservation with a strong young female lead character. This movie will resonate with everyone who sees it. We look forward to presenting this remarkable film to broad movie audiences and animation enthusiasts later this year,” stated Melissa Boag, Executive Vice President of Kids & Family Entertainment on the official Shout website.
Shout Factory reports the synopsis as follows,
“Ainbo (meaning “young woman” in Shipibo, an official language of Peru) was born and grew up in the deepest jungle of the Amazon rainforest. One day she discovers that her village is being threatened by unsavory gold miners. With the help of her spirit guides “Dillo” a cute and humorous armadillo and “Vaca” a heavy-set tapir, Ainbo embarks on a journey to save her homeland. As she fights to protect her paradise against the greed and exploitation by illegal miners, she struggles to reverse the destruction and the impending evil of the “Yacaruna”, the darkness that lives in the Amazon. Guided by her mother’s spirit, Ainbo is determined to save her land before it’s too late.”
The movie is produced by Cesar Zelada, Richard Claus, Sergio Zelada, and José Zelada with music from Vidjay Beerepoot. strives to be an apolitical, balanced and based pop culture news outlet. However, our contributors are entitled to their individual opinions. Author opinions expressed in this article do not necessarily reflect the views of our video hosts, other site contributors, site editors, affiliates, sponsors or advertisers. This website contains affiliate links to products. We may receive a commission for purchases made through these links. We disclaim products or services we have received for review purposes, as well as sponsored posts.

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