Frida Muenala (Kichwa-Zapoteca) | Ecuador | 2021 | 11 min
Kichwa/Spanish w English Subtitles | Short Narrative
Rosa, a Kichwa woman, awakes Cocamama, an Inca goddess who has been desecrated by the construction of a Catholic church over her sacred temple. The goddess will return to teach the Kichwa spiritual existence. The church’s priest defies her and as he falls into a state of madness he will have to rethink his religious views.
A Kichwa-Zapoteca filmmaker, born in 1991. She studied Film and Video at San Francisco University in Quito. Her works explore the Kichwa world. She promotes and distributes, both nationally and internationally, her father’s film Killa. She is currently in the process of writing her first narrative feature film Paniku.
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