Mamapara (Mother Rain)

Mamapara (Mother Rain)

Alberto Flores Vilca (Quechua) | Perú | 2018 | 18 min

Quechua, Spanish w English Subtitles | Short Documentary

Honorata Vilca lives, together with her dog, in the Peuvian high-plains. An illiterate woman of Quechua origin, she has been selling sweets for over 20 years. As the rainy season approaches, she shares her life stories, until one fateful afternoon that also seems to make the very skies above cry.

Alberto was born in Juliaca, Puno in 1990. He’s a director, Social Communicator (UNAP-Puno) and poet. In 2017 he was a resident of Transfrontera (Chile). In 2018, he was selected as director of Talents Buenos Aires. In 2020 he was selected to the 18th Talents Berlinale with his first feature Grietas.

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