OC Film Fiesta presents Wara Wara (1930) (67 min)

OC Film Fiesta presents Wara Wara (1930) (67 min)


Don’t miss this special OC Film Fiesta screening of Bolivia's sole surviving silent-era film. This timeless love story set during the Spanish conquest was thought lost for decades, but was rediscovered in 1989 and restored over the course of a decade. This fascinating film was written and directed by Jose Maria Velasco Maidana, an influential Bolivian filmmaker, composer, conductor and artist who was married to American painter Dorothy Hood; and stars important members of La Paz’s early 20th Century artistic community including master painter Arturo Borda as an indigenous priest, avant-garde poet Guillermo Viscarra Fabre as an Inca leader and renowned sculptor Marina Nuñez del Prado as a young Quechua princess. Presented by Media Arts Santa Ana (MASA) in association with the Bowers Museum and the Cinemateca Boliviana. For more information about the OC Film Fiesta, visit www.masamedia.org.

Location: Norma Kershaw Auditorium
Price: Free for Members, OC Film Fiesta pass-holders and with Guadalupe admission | General $10 | Students $5 (with valid I.D.)

TICKETS: Online or onsite. Questions? E-mail programs@bowers.org or call 714.567.3677. Proceeds benefit Bowers Museum Education Programs. Tickets are non-refundable.


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