Quechua: The Fading Inca Language

Sunday, 13 November 2016 - 2:00pm

Rainey Auditorium, Penn Museum, 3260 South Street

Quechua: The Fading Inca Language

Penn Museum Second Sunday Culture Films

Join us as the Penn Museum Second Sunday Culture Films explore the themes of translation, accents, culture and language! 
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Quechua: The Fading Inca Language
(2010, dir. Gabina Funegra, 19 min.)

Speaker: Américo Mendoza-Mori, Lecturer in Quechua, (Quechua language professor) Penn Language Center

The Quechua language is the largest indigenous language group in the Americas. Suppressed and maligned for hundreds of years, it is now is enjoying a revival. The Fading Inca Language captures the film director’s journey with her daughter to the town of Huallanca, a remote village high in the Peruvian Andes. There they discover Quechua, their maternal language, and find resilience in this indigenous community.

 

 

 

Penn Museum Culture Films

Image stills from Quechua: The Fading Inca Language

Films are free with museum admission. 
Pre-registration is not required.

 


ALL FILMS IN "LANGUAGE IS CULTURE" SERIES

October 9, 2016
Chinese Restaurants: Canadian Plains

November 13, 2016
Quechua: The Fading Inca Language

December 11, 2016
The Deadly Ponies Gang

February 12, 2017
Making Noise in Silence

March 12, 2017
In the Name of the FADA