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....
WATER PATH

WATER PATH

Director: Carlos Montoya

Colombia, 2015

8 minutes - Documental / Todas

Synopsis

Nicole is a 6-year-old girl who lives with her mom in the middle of the Páramo (a kind of moorland in the Andes). One morning, the mother asks Nicole to go and find some water. She tells the girl to take the water from the spring where it is pure and warns her not to take it from the pond, where it is murky and might bring along foreign bodi...
DIGGY UP, THE WILL OF THE BLOOD

DIGGY UP, THE WILL OF THE BLOOD

Director: Luis Montealegre

Colombia, 2012

13 minutes - Documental / Todas

Synopsis

Due to the constant rains, the rivers up the mountains overflow sweeping along with them everything that stands in their way. This is the story of Alirio, an old peasant that makes a mysterious trip to the city in search of a carpenter who manufactures a giant coffin.  Back with this weight on his shoulders, he walks into a reflection on the b...
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. ...