FILM FESTIVAL 27, 29-30 APRIL I THE PROJECTOR
The Embassy of Colombia proudly presents its first Colombian Film Festival in Singapore, screening contemporary and acclaimed films. Come and join this journey around a diverse and vibrant land, through the lenses of talented and established film makers.
THURSDAY GENTE DE BIEN at 7:00PM
Franco Lolli/Drama/86 Min /2015/PG13
Eric, 10, finds himself almost overnight living with Gabriel, his father, who he barely knows. The man has trouble keeping their heads above water. Maria Isabel, Gabriel’s employer, decides to take the child under her wing.
From its capital Bogotá, to magical worlds filled with dreamy landscapes, moving up north to the coast where Colombia’s Literature Nobel was born, and last to the jungle into the past with Oscar nominee film ‘The Embrace of The Serpent”.
SATURDAY SOFIA AND THE STUBBORN at 3:00PM Andrés Burgos/ Comedy/Drama /74Min/2012/NC16
An old couple living in the Colombian countryside has been planning a trip to sea for years in order to break the monotony of their life. He just wants to live the routine, she wants to see the world and is not able to keep waiting.
SATURDAY LAND AND SHADE at 5:00PM
César Augusto Acevedo/Drama/97 Min /2015/PG
After having left a long time ago, a humble country sugar cane worker returns home to meet his grandson and deal with the hardships his family has been put into. *AFTER SCREENING EVENT
THE EMBRACE SUNDAY OF THE SERPENT at 7:30PM Ciro Guerra/ Fiction/Adventure/125 Min/2015/NC16
GABO: THE MAGIC SUNDAY OF REALITY at 5:00PM Justin Webster/Documentary/ 90 Min /2015/PG
‘Celebrating 50 years of “One Hundred Years of Solitude”. How did a boy from a backward town on the Caribbean coast become a writer who won the hearts of millions, from the poorest to the most powerful political leaders, and whose works changed our perception of reality?.
The story of the relationship between Karamakate, an Amazonian shaman and last survivor of his people, and two scientists who work together over the course of 40 years to search the Amazon for a sacred healing plant.
*AFTER SCREENING EVENT
BOOK YOUR FREE SEAT*: To book your seat go to: colombiaofficialeventsg.peatix.com Kindly note: priority will be given to bookings upon registration, no show ups before 15 mins of the screening will be transferred to walk ins. Organized by: