Documentary

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FAIT VIVIR

FAIT VIVIR

Director: Oscar Ruiz Navia

Colombia, Canadá, 2020

76 minutes - Documental / Todas

Synopsis

“Dancing, singing and partying was once forbidden in a lost tropical town” This is how the show MAKONDO begins. Makondo was created by GKO Orchestra, an original company of musicians, dancers, actors and circus artists based in Montreal and coming from many different places around the world.  FAIT VIVIR tells us the myth of this, ...
SUMERCÉ

SUMERCÉ

Director: Victoria Solano

Colombia, Reino Unido, 2020

83 minutes - Documental / Todas

Synopsis

In a town in central Colombia offered 150,000 dollars for the head of a peasant leader. Not far from there, an uneducated farmer of 70 years old begins a legal battle against the government to defend their land. Meanwhile, a young peasant looks like the dream of helping his family vanishes when a smoke grenade explodes in his face. Don Eduardo, C&e...
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 ...