Quichwa Film Showcase Comes to Guttenberg Arts on June 16


“May Sumak: Quichwa Film Showcase” is a celebration of indigenous and community filmmaking in the Quechua languages spoken throughout the Andes and by immigrants in the United States.

The series features three days of Quichwa film screenings and discussions throughout New York City and New Jersey. Day two will take place at the Guttenberg Arts Center from 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. on Saturday, June 16.

The theme of the June 16 presentation will be “Warmikuna: Women in Quichwa Filmmaking.” Films screened will center on indigenous women’s experiences and perspectives both in front of and behind the camera.

Guttenberg Arts is a non-profit that hosts an artist residency, provides free public workshops, artist talks, and gallery exhibitions to empower artists and promote creative thinking.

Since 2014, they have promoted the visual arts through providing practicing artists with the space and time to develop their work, engage with the public, and expand their community. 

Guttenberg Arts is located at 6903 Jackson St. Visit GuttenbergArts.org for more information or to buy tickets.