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Yawar Mallku | Blood of the Condor. 2nd Annual Duke Global Health Film Festival | Americas

February 17, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Yawar Mallku | Blood of the Condor.
Jorge Sanjinés. 70 min. Bolivia. 1969.
Quechua, Spanish, English with English subtitles

An indigenous community is receiving medical care from the agency Cuerpo del Progreso (Progress Corps) which is secretly sterilizing local women. The community reacts and attacks the foreigners, in a reprisal by authorities many members of the community are shot. A man desperately seeks medical care for his brother (the leader of the community or Mallku). Due to lack of money his brother dies.
Preceded by a reception to launch the 2nd Global Health Film Festival. Richard White Atrium.

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February 17, 2017
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm