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Santiago Montenegro Perini


Título: EL CAMINO DEL VIENTO
País: Colombia
Duración: 28 mn

La laguna de La Cocha y Doña Conchita son dos seres vivos que han luchado toda su vida por sobrevivir. Se han sacrificado ellas mismas y han enfrentado muy de cerca la muerte. El camino del viento es un documental es un viaje físico y mental de La Cocha y los recuerdos de Doña Conchita. A través de la voz de esta campesina, recorreremos la lucha íntima de estos dos seres vivos desde lo más profundo de sus entrañas.

Doña Conchita is a peasant who has struggled all her life to help her parents, her family and the community. She has confronted the modern world from the Laguna de La Cocha, a space that for much of its history has been marked by violence and survival.

Her life has been characterized by obstacles inside and outside her home, from her childhood to her adulthood. She has sacrificed herself, sacrificed her family and experienced death very closely.

This documentary is a physical and mental journey of La Cocha and the memories of Doña Conchita. Through the voice of this peasant woman, we will go through the intimate struggle of these two living beings from the depths of their bowels.

Alejandro Ángel Torres


Título: MUERTE LENTA: EL PUEBLO UITOTO ACORRALADO POR EL MERCURIO
País: Colombia
Duración: 11 mn

Los Uitotos viven en el Amazonas colombiano, tierra olvidada por el gobierno cuyos habitantes padecen los perjuicios del mercurio usado por los mineros ilegales. Diógenes, voz y representante de los Caciques uitotos, está cansado de eso y quiere mostrar al mundo lo que está ocurriendo.

Los Monos, Puerto Sábalo and Berlín, some of the reservations where the Uitoto ethnic group lives, are two days by boat from Florencia (Caquetá), in the middle of the Colombian Amazon. They are distant lands and forgotten by the central government, whose inhabitants suffer constantly the damages caused by the use of chemicals by illegal miners in the region.

Diogenes is tired of those damages and wants to show the world what is happening in their community: They are about to disappear because of illegal mining.

«My name is Diógenes Ruiz Farirama, I am the voice and representative of the Uitotos Caciques, and I want to tell you that here in the Amazon the mercury is killing us …»

Ricardo Perea y Julio Lamaña


Título: SIN TÍTULO. CUARTO MOVIMIENTO
País: Colombia
Duración: 22 mn

Sin título, cuarto movimiento es un documental rodado en el Parque de Atracciones Mundo Aventura de Bogotá que nos acerca a los sueños y las pesadillas de los colombianos para comprobar que los ecos del conflicto y la violencia anidan en el inconsciente colectivo.

“Untitled, fourth movement” brings us closer to both dreams and nightmares of the colombian people to verify that the echos of conflict and violence nest in the collective unconscious. “The dreams of reason breed monsters”. It’s a documentary filmed in “Mundo Aventura” Bogota’s amusement park.

Felipe Arenas Gallo


Título: UTOPÍA MÁS ALLÁ DE LA PAZ
País: Colombia
Duración: 16 mn

Utopía es un documental que, a través de la experiencia de vida de diversos habitantes de San José de la Montaña, demuestra que la paz sí es posible en Colombia. Tras ser un municipio antioqueño de casi 3.500 habitantes que vivió, durante 13 años y 8 días, sin homicidios, los josefinos revelerán los retos y posiblidades de paz.

Colombia is a country that has more than 52 years in war, talk about peace and a day without killings is almost unimaginable. Utopia is a documentary that reveals an Antioquia municipality showing him to Colombia and the world, the possibility of peaceful coexistence; San José de la Montaña, a village of 3,500 inhabitants, lived for 13 years and 8 days, with no homicide. Peace is possible, the Josefinos evidenced it.

September 26 of 2016 was signed the peace agreement with one of the armed groups that caused a lot of tragedies in Colombia. San José de la Montaña managed, many years before this treaty, to end the killings in its territory. Utopia reveals a scenario that was ahead of time. How they did the peace? Memories, anecdotes, experiences and actions of the josefinos, are intended to demonstrate that peace is more than a signature. Utopia allows societies to advance in their search and not have to walk far. It is here, in this village three hours from Medellín. What are the challenges to achieve this?

Carolina González


Título: CIUDAD-B
País: Colombia / Estados Unidos
Duración: 19 mn

Ciudad-B es el retrato íntimo de una artista de hip-hop y su estudiante. Fabián Rojas, cuyo nombre artístico es Bhustak, decide cambiar su vida y está comprometido a modificar sus creencias para influir positivamente en la vida de la mayor cantidad de jóvenes posible. Una historia de perdón, reconciliación y segundas oportunidades en Ciudad Bolívar, una de las áreas urbanas más peligrosas y pobres de Bogotá, a donde muchas familias desplazadas por la violencia han llegado en busca de oportunidades de sobrevivir.

The story develops in Ciudad Bolivar, one of the poorest areas of Bogota, the capital of Colombia. Ciudad bolivar is considering one of the world’s largest mega-slums and concentrates not only the poorest population but also higher levels of violence and crime. In Ciudad Bolivar live together violently displaced families coming from the rural areas of the country; gang members, mafia, guerrilla and terrorist groups. This short documentary is the intimate portrait of a hip hop artist and his pupil. Fabian Rojas is committed to transforming his life and he adopts his hip-hop name Bhustak in the process. From that moment, Bhustak, the hip-hop singer, decides not only to alter his fate but also to spread the experience in as many young people as possible. This story talks about reconciliation and second chances.

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