Documentary

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¿QUIÉN SOY?

¿QUIÉN SOY?

Director:

2021

70 minutes - Documental / Todas

Synopsis

Calaguala

Calaguala

Director:

2018

14 minutes - Documental / Todas

Synopsis

TRASTEO

TRASTEO

Director: María Matiz Borda, Juana del Carmen Sánchez Ramírez

2021

12 min. minutes - Documental / Todas

Synopsis

Este ensayo surgió del amor: entre nosotras, entre hermanas, entre amigxs. También partió de la rabia contenida y de la necesidad de reivindicarla. Esta propuesta busca hacer audible una cotidianidad que, aparentemente, no ofrece mucho qué contar. Ahí, en lo que nos han pedido no enunciar porque importa poco, enco...
Las Gardenias

Las Gardenias

Director: Federico Ahumada

2021

78 minutos minutes - Documental / Todas

Synopsis

Jessica Northam, an American drama-therapist, visits Las Gardenias, a social interest housing complex in Barranquilla (Colombia) in order to do a research with displaced women from Colombian armed conflict....
ALIS

ALIS

Director: Clare Weiskopf, Nicolás Van Hemelryck

Colombia, Chile, Rumania,

75 minutes - Documental / Todas

Synopsis

how-do-you-build-a-new-life-when-you-are-born-without-opportunities-can-you-change-despair-and-project-another-destiny-through-a-creative-act-eight-teenage-girls-who-lived-on-the-streets-give-life-to-a-fictional-classmate-as-reality-prevails-and-fiction-fades-the-innocent-game-becomes-a-descent-into-hell-where-their-luminous-faces-guide-us-to-the-d...
SAAKHELU KIWE KAME(OFFERING TO MOTHER EARTH)

SAAKHELU KIWE KAME(OFFERING TO MOTHER EARTH)

Director: Mateo Leguizamón

Colombia, 2019

24 minutes - Documental / Todas

Synopsis

In the framework of the Colombian post-conflict, the Nasa indigenous people have been one of the peoples most affected by the war that has lived for more than fifty years in their territory. Conflict that has driven them little by little to forget and abandon their ancestral knowledge and ancient spiritual practices. Today it is a desire for them t...
APRIL 9

APRIL 9

Director: EDGAR HUMBERTO ÁLVAREZ

Colombia, 2016

15 minutes - Animación / Animación, Documental / Todas

Synopsis

An April 9 ... is a memory experiment, an animated journey through representative images of the Bogotazo. The images expressed here are those of our collective unconscious reinterpreted with the flexibility of plasticine and flowing with the unpredictable rhythm of memories. It is an exorcism that releases the ghosts of a country that is easily for...
THE MARTYR OF FEAR

THE MARTYR OF FEAR

Director: DAVID HERRERA

Colombia, 2020

Documental / Todas

Synopsis

"The Martyr of Fear" is a documentary directed by David Herrera, which tells the story of Hernando, a Jesuit seminarian who was exiled from Colombia in 1992 after being blamed for holding a police inspector with a comb brush. Over the years, he has suffered an increasing deterioration in his health, due to loneliness, abandonment and hope...
UNDER SIEGE

UNDER SIEGE

Director: IRENE VÉLEZ-TORRES, SJOERD VAN GROOTHEEST

Colombia, 2020

86 minutes - Documental / Todas

Synopsis

Bajo Fuego depicts the unraveling of peace for a group of coca growing peasants in the southwest of Colombia. The film takes the perspective of the ‘cocaleros’ and over a period of 3 years shows how they survive in the midst of the most difficult circumstances. The government delays in fulfilling what it promised in the agreement, econo...
BETWEEN DOG AND WOLF

BETWEEN DOG AND WOLF

Director: Irene Gutiérrez

España, Cuba, Colombia, 2020

75 minutes - Documental / Todas, Ficción / Acción

Synopsis

Immersed in the jungle of Sierra Maestra, three veterans of the Angolan War are reluctant to abandon the revolutionary spirit which brought them together as comrades over thirty years ago. Always on guard, they continue to train dressed in their old uniforms for and endless mission: a war game in where they still can feel respected, strong and, abo...
SON OF SODOM

SON OF SODOM

Director: Theo Montoya

Colombia, Argentina, 2020

15 minutes - Documental / Todas

Synopsis

In August 2017 I chose Camilo Najar - who was known as 'Son of Sodom' in social media- to be the protagonist of my first feature film. That casting delved around his life, his sexuality, the future and drugs. A week later, aged 21, he died from a heroin overdose. Who was 'Son of Sodom'? ...
OUR SONG TO WAR

OUR SONG TO WAR

Director: Juanita Onzaga

2018

14 minutes - Documental / Todas

Synopsis

Crocodile-men, a mystic river, some kids who like fishing and a war that is coming to an end, share the same Colombian land: Bojaya. In this place, villagers have strange beliefs and celebrate the “Novenario” death ritual. This might be the beginning of a very long story, where spirits and humans meet each other to learn what is there t...
THE JUNGLE KNOWS YOU BETTER THAN YOU DO

THE JUNGLE KNOWS YOU BETTER THAN YOU DO

Director: Juanita Onzaga

2017

20 minutes - Documental / Todas

Synopsis

Colombia is a land of ghosts. Two siblings roam these mystical landscapes in search of their dead father's spirit. Their journey takes them from Bogota to the Colombian jungle, through realms of thought and deep into their haunted dreams. Here they will find some answers and attract unexpected company....
REQUIEM NN

REQUIEM NN

Director: Juan Manuel Echavarría

Colombia, 2013

67 minutes - Documental / Todas

Synopsis