Documentary

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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...
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...
HOMO BOTANICUS

HOMO BOTANICUS

Director: Guillermo Quintero

Francia, Colombia, 2018

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...
LAPÜ

LAPÜ

Director: César Jaimes, Juan Pablo Polanco

Colombia,

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 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...