Birds of Passage

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2018, Colombia - Denmark - Mexico - Germany- Switzerland - France, 125 min, col., 18+
Directed by: Cristina Gallego, Ciro Guerra
Written by: Maria Camila Arians, Jacques Toulemonde
Music by: Leonardo Heiblum
Cinematography by: David Gallego
Film Editing be: Miguel Schverdfinger
Propuced by: Katrin Pors, Cristina Gallego
Production Companies: Ciudad Lunar, Blond Indian Films, Pimienta Films, Films Boutique, Snowglobe
International Sales: Films Boutique
Cast: Carmiña Martínez, José Acosta, Natalia Reyes, Jhon Narváez, Greider Meza

Awards
• Miami Film Festival- 2019  (Knight Competition Grand Jury Prize  - Winner (Best Film); Ariel Awards, Mexico (Best Latin-American Film, Winer)  
• Tromsø International Film Festival Winner (Don Quixote Award);  Nominee (Aurora Award)
• Cairo International Film Festival - 2018 (Best Art Direction; Best Cinematography) - Winner; Nominee (Best Film)
• Locarno International Film Festival Nominee (Variety Piazza Grande Award); 
• London Film Festival  (Best Film - Honourable Mention; Winner (Best Film - Honourable Mention)


During the marijuana bonanza, a violent decade that saw the origins of drug trafficking in Colombia, Rapayet and his indigenous family get involved in a war to control the business that ends up destroying their lives and their culture.


Born in Bogota in 1978. Gratuated from Film School in the National University and from Marketing and advertising. In 2001, she created the company Ciudad Lunar together with Ciro Guerra and has produced his features La Sombra Del Caminante (San Sebastian 2004), The Wind Journeys (Cannes – Un Certaing Regard, 2004) and Embrace of the serpent (director’s fortnight 2015, Oscar Nominee 2016), she also has editorial credits in the last two. She’s also produced films from directors such as Pedro Aguilera (Sister of mine, Rotterdam 2017), Abner Benahim (Ruben Blades Is not my name, SXSW 2018) and Annemarie Jacir (WAJIB, Locarno 2017). She teaches at various film schools and been invited as a speaker at the United Nations In Geneve and TED Talks Bogota. “Birds of Passage” is her directing debut.

Ciro Guerra
Born in Rio de Oro (Cesar, Colombia) in 1981. His first two feature films The wandering shadows (2004) and The Wind Journeys (2009), were selected in many international film festivals, including Cannes (Un Certain Regard), Toronto, San Sebastian, Rotterdam, Locarno, Tribeca, London, Hong Kong, Cairo, Jerusalem and Havana. Both films were released commercially in several countries and received more than 40 international awards; and are widely acknowledged as two of the greatest

AUGUST 23, FRIDAY

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  • 19:00Birds of Passage (2018, Dir.Cristina Gallego, Ciro Guerra, Columbia-Denmark-Mexico-Germany-Switzerland-France, drama, crime, 125 min.) 18+

AUGUST 26, MONDAY

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  • 21:50Birds of Passage (2018, Dir.Cristina Gallego, Ciro Guerra, Columbia-Denmark-Mexico-Germany-Switzerland-France, drama, crime, 125 min.) 18+. Repeat