May Sumak Film Festival at King Juan Carlos Center

May Sumak is an annual film festival of movies in the Indigenous Quechua languages of the central Andes that screens in New York City and Quito, Ecuador.

May Sumak Film Festival 2019

The 3rd Annual May Sumak film festival is on Friday-Sunday, June 14-16, 2019. Free

Friday, June 14, 2019
King Juan Carlos Center at New York University
Greenwich Village, NYC

Weaving Time & Space
Short films about the Andean diaspora in the Americas and Mitchell Teplitsky’s feature Return to the Andes (Peru). A reception at 8:45 includes live music and a performance by the Andean Scissor Dancers.

Saturday, June 15, 2019
Ossining High School
Ossining, New York (upstate on the Hudson Line out of Penn Station)

Memories of Community
Short films about relationships and migration, and Elisa Stone’s feature The Bridge Master’s Daughter (Peru). A reception at 3:30pm includes live music and a performance by Kichwa Arts.

Sunday, June 16, 2019
Centro Corona
Corona, Queens

Strong Roots
Short films about how we relate to our roots through out struggles for land and belonging, and a preview screening of Frida Muenala’s feature Warmi Pachakutik (Ecuador). The evening ends with a reception.

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