José Antonio Dorado / World Cinema / Colombia / 2013 / Drama / 107 mins
Sofia’s love affair with a foreigner is starting to get hot and heavy. Her relationship gets even more intense after they meet a powerful and mysterious couple who lure them into an underground world of deceit.
The finals of the international tournament of “Bolaetrapo” (Rag Ball), a popular street football game, provide the initially setting for this Colombian comedy. During the final match, the captain of the Mexican team brutally strikes Nutria, a figure of the Colombian team, leaving him unconscious.
Tatiana Villacob Meléndez / Narrative Shorts / Colombia / 2012 / Drama / 13 mins
Dolores Salinas makes a living praying for the soldiers who have passed away fighting for conservative ideals during a civil war. Her belief system is challenged when she receives the body of her own son, a serviceman for the liberal faction of the battle.
Germán Gutiérrez, Carmen Garcia / Documania! / Colombia / 2012 / Documentary / 90 mins
Colombia is the trade union murder capital of the world. Since 2002, more than 470 workers’ leaders have been brutally killed, usually by paramilitaries hired by private companies intent on crushing the unions.
Harold Trompetero / Comedy Showcase / Colombia / 2012 / Comedy Showcase / 90 mins
The massive Calvo family, led by patriarch Lucho (John Leguizamo) decides to take a road trip to Cartagena for a much needed break from the daily grind. But when his wife Gloria’s ex-boyfriend shows up unexpectedly, the entire experience turns into a zany and entertaining series of misadventures punctuated by Lucho’s frustration.