June 15 | May Sumak: Quichwa Film Showcase

May Sumak: Quichwa Film Showcase

A FREE series featuring three days of Quechua/Kichwa film screenings and discussions throughout New York City and New Jersey. The showcase is a celebration of Indigenous and community filmmaking in the Quechua languages spoken throughout the Andes and by immigrants in the United States.

INDIGENOUS FILMMAKING THEN AND NOW (link)

The Elebash Recital Hall, The Graduate Center, CUNY (365 Fifth Avenue New York, NY 10016)
Friday, June 15, 2018

6-9PM

Films screened will vary from traditional early works to more modern interpretations, demonstrating the range of diversity in Quechua/Kichwa filmmaking.

DAY 2: “WARMIKUNA: WOMEN IN QUICHWA FILMMAKING”
Date: Saturday, June 16, 2018
Location: Guttenberg Arts Center (6903 Jackson St. Guttenberg, NJ 07093)
Time: 7:30-10:30PM
(Easiest way to arrive from NYC is via NJ Transit Bus No. 159 from NY Port Authority Bus Terminal. 20 min bus ride.)

Films screened will center on indigenous women’s experiences and perspectives both in front of and behind the camera.

DAY 3: “NEW YORK PREMIERE OF ‘KILLA'” and Q&A WITH DIRECTOR ALBERTO MUENALA
Date: Sunday, June 17, 2018
Location: King Juan Carlos I of Spain Center (53 Washington Square S, New York, NY 10012)
Time: 1-4PM

Killa is the first feature-length film entirely in Kichwa made by and for Kichwa peoples. This highly anticipated movie has been featured in Indian Country Today, Telesur, Remezcla and more.

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May Sumak: Muestra de Cine Quichwa es una serie de eventos (GRATIS) que ofrece tres días de proyecciones de películas Quechua/Kichwa en la Ciudad de Nueva York y Nueva Jersey. La muestra es una celebración del cine indígena y comunitario en los idiomas quechuas, hablado en los Andes y por inmigrantes en los Estados Unidos.

DÍA 1: “CINE INDÍGENA: AYER Y HOY”
Fecha: Viernes, 15 de Junio 2018
Lugar: The Elebash Recital Hall, The Graduate Center, CUNY (365 Fifth Avenue New York, NY 10016)
Hora: 6-9PM

DÍA 2: “WARMIKUNA: MUJERES EN CINE QUICHWA”
Fecha: Sábado, 16 de Junio 2018
Lugar: Guttenberg Arts Center (6903 Jackson St. Guttenberg, NJ 07093)
Hora: 7:30-10:30PM
(Manera más fácil e económico para llegar de Nueva York es tomando el NJ Transit Bus Nu. 159 desde NY Port Authority Bus Terminal. 20 min de viaje.)

DÍA 3: “ESTRENO DE ‘KILLA’ EN NUEVA YORK” Y CONVERSACIÓN CON EL DIRECTOR ALBERTO MUENALA
Fecha: Domingo, 17 de Junio 2018
Lugar: King Juan Carlos I of Spain Center (53 Washington Square S, New York, NY 10012)
Hora: 1-4PM

This year, May Sumak is presented with the generous support of: CLACS at NYU, NYU Libraries, The Center for Latin American Caribbean & Latino Studies at The Graduate Center, CUNY, Guttenberg Arts, Kichwa Hatari NY, Kichwa Nation, Consulado General del Ecuador en Nueva York, Consulado General del Ecuador en New Jersey & Pennsylvania