Documentary

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LAPÜ

LAPÜ

Director: César Alejandro Jaimes, Juan Pablo Polanco

Colombia, 2019

75 minutes - Documental / Todas

Synopsis

Doris, a young Wayuu woman, awakes worried in her hammock in the Guajira Desert. She has had a dream that she does not know how to interpret and when telling her grandmother and the traditional doctor of the town she understands that her cousin, who has died several years ago, is asking her to exhume her remains and to bury her again in the cemeter...
The Path of the Anaconda

The Path of the Anaconda

Director: Alessandro Angulo

Colombia, 2019

73 minutes - Documental / Todas

Synopsis

La travesía de dos viejos amigos que exploran una de las zonas más recónditas de la selva amazónica. Wade David y Martín Von Hildebrand recorren está región a lo largo del río Apaporis donde se encuentran con diferentes comunidades que por más de 500 años se han resistido a los c...
HOMO BOTANICUS

HOMO BOTANICUS

Director: Guillermo Quintero

Francia, Colombia, 2019

88 minutes - Documental / Todas

Synopsis

Fifteen years after abandoning his studies as a botanist, Guillermo Quintero visits his old professor Julio Betancur. With him and his new disciple, the young Cristian Castro, he returns to the Colombian tropical forests to explore once again his old passion. Following their work in this expedition we understand the importance of legacies and th...
GANGES

GANGES

Director: Roberto Restrepo, Talía Carolina Osorio

Colombia, 2019

75 minutes - Documental / Todas

Synopsis

LA NEGOCIACIÓN

LA NEGOCIACIÓN

Director: Margarita Martínez Escallón

Colombia, 2018

89 minutes - Documental / Todas

Synopsis

With never-before-seen footage, exclusive interviews, and the participation of representatives from both sides of Colombia’s decades-long conflict, this documentary chronicles the tortuous and ultimately successful negotiations between the government and the hemisphere's oldest guerrilla movement. After decades of war, Colombia is a...
MY WAY OR THE HIGHWAY

MY WAY OR THE HIGHWAY

Director: Silvia Lorenzini

Colombia, 2018

70 minutes - Documental / Todas

Synopsis

Giorgio, an inventor of surreal floating artifacts that made news in the 80's, embarked on a new adventure: a three-month motorcycle trip from Colombia to the extreme southern part of Argentina known as the "end of the world". After 15 years apart from her father, Silvia decides to go with him with the intention of rebuilding her unus...
IN THE STUDIO

IN THE STUDIO

Director: Ana María Salas Vega

Colombia, 2018

90 minutes - Documental / Todas

Synopsis

Based on my close relationship with my father, the Colombian abstract painter Carlos Salas, I suggested to him the idea of making a film about the process of creating an enormous circular painting. The artist seems to struggle or enter into dialog with his painting, until he finds his way and completes it. His work is influenced by everyday events ...
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...