La Ultima Ascensión

Rowin, a 22-year-old fisherman from Banda Abou (Curaçao) has little luck catching fish at his fishing spot. He goes there everyday despite the disapproval of his mother. One day, on the coastline where he fishes daily, he encounters a mysterious young man who will change everything.



Netherlands Film Festival

September 21, 2022
World Première
Gouden Kalf Award for Best Short Film


La Ultima Ascensión (2022)

Short (23mins) Narrative


The Netherlands




No Rating


Danielle Guirguis


Kevin Osepa


Kevin Osepa


Thu 21 Sep 2023, 5.30pm, MovieTowne, POS—Screen 09

Tue 26 Sep 2023, 3.00pm, MovieTowne, POS—Screen 10

Kevin Osepa

Kevin Osepa

Kevin Osepa (1994) was born and raised in Curaçao. In 2017 he graduated from the University of the Arts Utrecht in photography. With the Mester Blousé project in which he examines how much his identity has been shaped by the spirituality and rituals of his native country, he became the youngest ever nominee for the Volkskrant Visual Arts Award. Numerous nominations, awards and exhibitions soon followed, among others in the Stedelijk Museum Schiedam, Nederlands Fotomuseum, Amsterdam Museum and TENT. Osepa quickly became an important young voice in the art world. He shifted his focus from photography to film, and his debut “Watamula” (2020) won three nominations for a Gouden Kalf. A key theme in Osepa’s oeuvre is his research into Afro-Caribbean identity within a postcolonial reality. The stories he tells often have a strong personal starting point. “La Última Ascensión” is his second short film.

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