Closing Gala: Compañía + Q&A

Lending to genres of documentary, experimental, and visual poetry, Compañía stretches notions of Indigenous Cinema. A journey begins. The cadence sets the tone for reflective introspection. The daily rhythms of a small mountain community fade in and out of time. With a call to return, we witness community members from the city to honour the dead. Along the path, dreams and memories transform themselves into non-linear way-finding, giving way to contemplative quiet and the cyclical nature of life. From the individual to the community, the land to urban spaces, traditional to ancestral, Compañía is a call to witness the fullness of what has been carried and what has survived. Through the perspective of the community, Miguel Hilari deepens the understanding of perspectives on home and migration.
Director: Miguel Hilari – Aymara/German
Bolivia | 2019 | 60 min
Spanish/Aymara/Quechua w/ English Subtitles ǀ Documentary Feature
Based in La Paz, Bolivia, Miguel Hilari is an award-winning filmmaker who is interested in memory, migration, colonial history and labour. His films have screened at Cinéma du Réel, CPH:DOX, Oberhausen, Images, Lincoln Center and Valdivia. He co-organized Festival de Cine Radical, a showcase for new cinema, for several years. Hilari leads a project that facilitates sound and image workshops in rural communities.
Live Q&A
October 25th – 8:30PM

Content Warning: None

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