LOS ANGELES PREMIERE

LIVE ACTION | USA | 17 MINUTES | English, Quechua, Spanish

Urpi: Her Last Wish

Urpi travels to the sacred valley of the Incas in the Peruvian Andes to fulfill a promise to her grandmother. She meets Sayri, an indigenous Quechua young man, who offers his motorcycle for a journey that will challenge her understanding of her identity.

CAST & CREDITS

Directed by Sisa Quispe

Sisa Quispe is a Quechua Aymara writer, director, producer, and host based in New York City. As an indigenous woman, her work largely seeks to inspire the preservation of native ways while sharing a decolonizing message.

“Urpi: Her Last Wish,” which Quispe wrote, produced, and directed, explores the complexity of the Indigenous identity. It was filmed in the Sacred Valley of the Incas with the collaboration of Indigenous Quechua communities in front and behind the camera.

Her popular TEDx talk, “Re-thinking Who We Are Through A Decolonizing Lense,” shares her own decolonization journey. As host of the Instagram series “Native Voices,” Quispe interviewed Indigenous people from throughout Abya Yala/Turtle Island. She also produced “Vive el Quechua” (“Living Quechua”), an episodic YouTube series preserving and sharing her Indigenous language and culture.

Sisa hopes to bring more representation of indigenous perspectives to the screen and hopes to continue cultivating a path for indigenous youth to also develop their own voices.

Director

Sisa Quispe

Producer

Sisa Quispe

Screenwriter

Sisa Quispe

Associate Producer

Suni Sonqo Vizcarra Wood

Cinematographer

Walker Hull

Key Cast

Sisa Quispe, Abel Ojeda Llanos

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Showtimes

Monday, November 6

Screening: 8:30PM

The ticket will give access to all films
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Fine Arts Theatre

8556 Wilshire Blvd
Beverly Hills, CA 90211

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321 S La Cienega Blvd

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