Colombian Movies

REVIEW Birds of Passage

By 07 June, 2019

Ciro Guerra and Cristina Gallego’s new ethnographic drama Birds of Passage is a tale about marijuana trafficking in Colombia in the 60s and 70s seen through the eyes of the indigenous Wayúu community of the Guajira peninsula, the... Read Article

REVIEW Candelaria

By 05 April, 2018

Candelaria (Jhonny Hendrix Hinestroza, 2017) is a heartwarming but rickety Havana tale of rediscovering sensuality later in life, without the abounding possibilities of youth or money. Candelaria and Víctor Hugo (played by Verónica Lynn and Alden Knight) are... Read Article

REVIEW Embrace Of The Serpent

By 25 January, 2016

Ciro Guerra’s Oscar nominated third feature picks up where his second, 2009’s The Wind Journeys (Los Viajes del Viento), left off. His subject material is once again the rich anthropological heritage of his native Colombia, but where the... Read Article

REVIEW Manos Sucias

By 01 July, 2015

Tackling the drug trade on Colombia’s Pacific coast, Josef Kubota Wladyka’s debut feature film Manos Sucias is a deeply affecting portrayal of the violence and desperation wreaked by narco-trafficking. Executive producer Spike Lee’s name is not out of... Read Article