This summer Border Crossings’ ORIGINS Festival celebrates the world’s First Nations in a two-week explosion of art, performance and debate. ORIGINS creates a unique opportunity to engage with Indigenous artists and activists at the cutting edge of cultural resistance, environmentalism and spiritual tradition.
Working with some of the most significant cultural institutions in London, ORIGINS brings the world's Indigenous artists and cultures to the heart of the capital.
Experience Another Way of Living.
WIÑAYPACHA is a deeply emotional experience and features stunning cinematography that must be seen on the big screen. This landmark film has swept awards at festivals around the world. The story of Willka and Phaxsi (Sun and Moon in Aymara) will touch your heart and soul.
Nestled over 5,000 metres above sea level a day’s journey from the nearest town, the modest farmhouse near the peaks of the Andes is the only place Willka and Phaxsi have called home. Elderly but still mobile, the couple tends to their beloved herd of sheep as they live a near-solitary existence of subsistence, with only themselves and their animals for company. As the passage of time and circumstance leave their lives hanging in a fragile balance, the couple yearn for their long-absent son to return home from the city.
(Peru 2017. Dir Óscar Catacora. Aymara with English subtitles. 86 mins)
Q&A guests TBC