Miss Colombia, Lido Pimienta’s third album is a gloriously introspective album that delves into Pimienta’s complicated relationship to her birth country. Through harmony, rhythm and energetic production, Lido narrates a journey of acceptance, of discovering herself as a site of rich, painful and joyous fusion.
REVIEW Birds of Passage
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
Following on from the success of their 2015 masterpiece Embrace of the Serpent, Colombian duo Cristina Gallego and Ciro Guerra are back with Birds of Passage, a powerful and unique vision of the Colombian drug trade, seen through... Read Article
The UK arrives somewhat late to the party with the June 10th release of Embrace of the Serpent, which premiered at Cannes in May 2015 to a ten-minute standing ovation, before being awarded the Art Cinema Award for... Read Article
As we are so absorbed in our every day lives and #firstWorldproblems we often forget that there is a whole world out there filled with differences. Globalization has made it easy to forget that there are cultures struggling to... Read Article
Our next destination was supposed to be the Cauca mountains, home to the Nasa people in the South West of the country. But with the rainy season at its peak, the two only roads to Calderas, the main... Read Article
“This 8th of November 2010 we return again to march and find you Mr President of the Miraflores Palace, in order to speak to you about the rights of the indigenous peoples, a march which is nothing less... Read Article