Andino hip hop artist Abraham Bojórquez (Ukamau y Ké) shook the Bolivian music scene with his socially conscious lyrics sung in Aymara and his charismatic performance style. He died violently in 2009 when he was just 27 years old, at the peak of his musical career. Ecuadorian rapper and director Andrés Ramírez, returns to Bolivia to uncover the reasons for his friend’s death and the legacy left by this intensely creative soul. As his journey unfolds, Ukamau y Ké comes back to life through archive video footage, interviews, and dream visions.
The Vancouver Latin American Film Festival is a registered charitable organization with the mission to provide a forum for the promotion and exhibition of Latin American cinema in Vancouver. This 11-day annual festival encourages dialogue among cultures, and explores and celebrates the art of contemporary Latin American and Latin-Canadian filmmaking.