Munakuy/Loving Each Other in the Shadows
(2001, 47 min.) BOLIVIA
Director: Marcelina Cárdenas (Quechua)
Produced by: CEFREC-CAIB
Actors: Aydeé Alvarez and Samuel Vedia Callamullo
In Quechua with English subtitles.
A village divided against itself sets the stage for a star-crossed
love affair. This compelling fiction, one of the first from the
Andes written and directed by a woman, is based on the oral tradition
of the filmmaker's community, CK'ochas.
Marcelina Cárdenas at the 2003 Native American
Film and Video Festival selector's meeting - Photograph by Amalia
Cordova, NMAI; Llanthupi Munakuy/Loving Each Other in the Shadows