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Film Series: Yawar Mallku (Blood of the Condor)

Date & Time:
October 25, 2018 | 7:00 pm
SS 203

Join LARC for the second screening of our fall series of classic cinema with the highly-acclaimed Bolivian film Yawar Mallku (Blood of the Condor, 1969). The film tells the true story of illegal sterilization of Quechuan women under a birth control program administered by the United States Peace Corps. The film traces the reaction of an Indigenous community against a group of foreigners who under the guise of development assistance are forcibly sterilizing Indigenous women. This award-winning feature film is an impassioned defense of Bolivia's Indigenous cultures and an critique of US imperialism. Q&A with a local expert will follow the screening. 

In Aymara, Spanish and English with English subtitles. 1hr 10mins in total. Free and open event. Thursday October 25, 2018 @ 7pm, SS 203.