Documentary

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MISS MARÍA, SKIRTING THE MOUNTAIN

MISS MARÍA, SKIRTING THE MOUNTAIN

Director: Rubén Mendoza

Colombia, 2017

90 minutes - Documental / Todas

Synopsis

Boavita is a rural, conservative, and Catholic village embedded in the Andes and frozen in time: in the foothills of these mountains lives Miss Maria Luisa. She is 45 years old and was born a boy. Behind what appears to be just another life mired in gender and identity conflicts lies a bitter, unimaginable family history, its deepest roots seasoned...
AMAZONA

AMAZONA

Director: Clare Weiskopf

Colombia, 2017

82 minutes - Documental / Todas

Synopsis

This is the story of Val and Clare: a mother and a daughter. After the tragic death of her eldest daughter, Val left her kids and family behind and escaped into the Colombian jungle in order to search for her identity. Clare was only 11 years old when her mother left and couldn't understand what she was looking for. A son who became an addict, ...
NOT ALL IS A VIGIL

NOT ALL IS A VIGIL

Director: Hermes Paralluelo

España, Colombia, 2016

98 minutes - Documental / Todas

Synopsis

Antonio and Felisa have been living together their whole life, in a little village of the province of Teruel. Now that their health is more fragile they are afraid of not being able to take care of each other. On the horizon the prospect of having to go into a retirement home appears as a threat. Not All Is Vigil portrays love in old age, tossing-a...
H2O

H2O

Director: Alejandro Calderón , Jean Loui Camacho

Colombia,

15 minutes - Documental / Todas

Synopsis

Short film that tells us the cycle of water from condensation in heaven until further rainfall in the desert of Chingaza: majestic place, that also supplying 80% of the water that arrive in Bogota, encompasses a wide diversity of animals and creature....
THE SCORPION IS ME – A CENTENNIAL FAMILY DANCE GROUP

THE SCORPION IS ME – A CENTENNIAL FAMILY DANCE GROUP

Director: JUAN SEBASTIÁN ALVAREZ

95 minutes - Documental / Todas

Synopsis

Santos Ramírez “Santico”, the current artistic director hides behind the Carnival’s atmosphere, as he is fighting against all odds to keep El Alacrán’s poison alive. “El Alacrán” (The Scorpion) is a legendary dance group in Havana founded in 1908 by his great-grandfather who was brought to Cu...
PARALELA

PARALELA

Director: Jhan Heider Vargas

Colombia,

11 minutes - Documental / Todas

Synopsis

Faced with the threat of death to my younger brother, I Heider Vargas, I acknowledge and reflect on the imminence of facing death and life itself in a neighborhood affected by the social problems of the city of Medellin....
ENLIGHTENING PATHS

ENLIGHTENING PATHS

Director: Paola Figueroa Cancino

Colombia,

16 minutes - Documental / Todas

Synopsis

A harvest, a downpour, a growing belly… a delivery. “Enlightening paths” contemplates, through the simple and ordinary things, Dona Valentina’s work, a traditional midwife peasant who with her hands helps to deliver babies in the Colombian mountains....
VÍTREO

VÍTREO

Director: Juan Pablo Areiza

Colombia, 2015

16 minutes - Documental / Todas

Synopsis

Vítreo is a visual symphony, exploring the city of Medellin through different atmospheres presenting glass, as present in everyday element that arise through the observation of the creation of this material. ...
NINE BATTLE

NINE BATTLE

Director: William Fernando Martínez

Colombia,

12 minutes - Documental / Todas

Synopsis

The Nine said to him “” and who was a good person with many “friendly”. But Albeiro not only fought a battle against the death. Perhaps it had more unequal other against the human injustice. ...
PRAISE OF DEATH

PRAISE OF DEATH

Director: Sergio Martínez

Colombia,

18 minutes - Documental / Todas

Synopsis

¡To inhabit forever the artwork, survive the death! Rodrigo Arenas Betancourt immortalized himself in his monumental bronze and concrete work. Nevertheless, he met death, played with it, seduced it and made it fall in love after his kidnapping. ...
CUADRO

CUADRO

Director: Daniel Mateo Vallejo

Colombia, 2014

20 minutes - Documental / Todas

Synopsis

Cuadro is a trip through downtown Medellin to discover how informal sector workers, immersed in a rough atmosphere, take ownership of public space and transform the grey of the streets through their work stands and their humanity....
PLAYING LECUONA

PLAYING LECUONA

Director: Juan Manuel Villar, Pavel Giroud

Colombia,

Documental / Todas

Synopsis

A journey through the work and living spaces of pianist and composer Ernesto Lecuona, considered the most universal of Ibero-American pianists. Three outstanding Latin Jazz piano players will guide us in this odyssey: Chucho Valdes in Lecuona’s native Havana fuses jazz with Afro-Cuban rhythms; Michel Camilo in New York creates elegant soundsc...
THE SQUATTERS OF THE DEVIL´S HOUSE

THE SQUATTERS OF THE DEVIL´S HOUSE

Director: Iván Reina Ortiz

Colombia,

86 minutes - Documental / Todas

Synopsis

"The squatters of The Devil's House" is the polyphonic portrait of 'Fercho', 'Devil' and 'Hippie', the accidental owners of a no-man's land, perhaps, the only place in the world they can call their own. The ruins shelter their shattered days, allowing them to overcome time and become a little family. With v...
ANTHROPOS

ANTHROPOS

Director: Alejandro Aguilar, Alex Castro, Alvaro Ruiz, Ana Maria Cabrera, Andres Gomez D, Andres Posada, Angie López, Carolina Santos, Daniel Angarita, Daniel Brito, David Curto, David Ortiz, David Samaniego , Esteban Zuluaga, Felipe Perea, Felipe Plazas, Felipe Ríos, Javiera Valenzuela, Jeztoo Gvolk, Juan Camilo Garcia, Juan Charry, Juan Diego Cruz, Juan Gordon, Juanita Arias, Juan Sebastián Parra, Julian Riveros, Laura Gonzalez, Leandro Hernandez, Leidy Gomez, Lina Trujillo, Luis Fernando Muñeton, Lulu Salgado, Miguel Gonzalez, Paloma Rincon, Santiago Buendía, Santiago Caicedo, Sergio López, Vida Torrez, Willi Mora

Colombia, 2015

Documental / Todas

Synopsis

Disclaimer:  Even though ANTHROPOS tells the story of a centenarian character from his birth to his death, the Exquisite Corpse's creative format will not allow the story to be synthesized into a synopsis between the opening to the closing.   ...