A selection of Colombian films, from the black and white classic Chircales (The Brickmakers), which shows the poverty of indigenous women and children in the 1970s, to GABO, a portrait of the beloved author, Gabriel Garcia Marquez. New documentaries, THE CALM AFTER THE STORM and SUSPENSION, deal with gender and infrastructure in the country. More films coming soon!
Directed by Marta Rodriguez & Jorge Silva • Documentary • 1972 • 42 minutes
Remastered! Considered a classic Latin American and Colombian documentary film, Brickmakers chronicles the search for a film production methodology that could be adapted to the sociopolitical conditions of Latin America....
The Calm After The Storm
Directed by Mercedes Gaviria Jaramillo • Documentary • 2021 • 72 minutes
After studying abroad, Mercedes returns to Colombia to work on the next film by her father, the famous Víctor Gaviria (The Rose Seller). Fluctuating between admiration and reproach, Mercedes constructs a private diary that ...
Embrace of the Serpent
Directed by Ciro Guerra • Drama • With Nilbio Torres, Antonio Bolívar, Jan Bijvoet • 2015 • 125 minutes
At once blistering and poetic, the ravages of colonialism cast a dark shadow over the South American landscape in EMBRACE OF THE SERPENT, the third feature by Ciro Guerra. Filmed in stunning b...
Gabo: The Creation of Gabriel Garcia Marquez
Directed by Justin Webster • Documentary • 2015 • 90 minutes
How did a boy from a tiny town on the Caribbean coast become a writer who won the hearts of millions? How did he change our perception of reality with his work?
The answers lie in the incredible story of Gabriel Garcia Marquez, the 19...
Directed by Juan Pablo Polanco, César Alejandro Jaimes • Documentary • 2019 • 75 minutes
On a windy night in the Colombian desert, a young Wayúu woman named Doris sleeps in her hammock and has a dream that she reunites with a deceased cousin. When she awakens and shares the encounter with her g...
Directed by Federico Atehortúa Arteaga • Documentary • 2019 • 83 minutes
A family accident leads the director of the film to discover the strange relationship that exists between his mother, the origins of Colombian cinema and recent events of the Colombian armed conflict. On March 6, 1906, four...
Directed by Simón Uribe Martínez • Documentary • 2020 • 75 minutes
Deep in the misty jungle of southern Colombia, between treacherously steep mountain slopes, stands an unfinished concrete bridge as an absurd symbol of human folly. Once intended as a link in the new “bypass” that was supposed to...