SHORT FILMS

SELECTION: FICTION

 Short Film Program: Fiction by  Bogoshorts

DURATION OF THE PROGRAM: 118 Minutes

Selected Fiction short films from the National Competition of the 16th Bogotá Short Film Festival - BOGOSHORTS, brought to Panorama Colombia Berlin by the BOGOSHORTS Movement.

 

SCREENINGS

Friday 15.03.2019          Babylon 2         22:00 h

Saturday 16.03.2019      Babylon 2         22:00 h

 

VERDE

(GREEN)

YEAR:

2018

COUNTRIES:

Colombia, USA

DIRECTOR:

Victoria Rivera

LENGTH:

10 Min

LANGUAGE:

OmeU (Spanish with English Subtitles)

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SYNOPSIS

Emilia and Martina have always been inseparable, but when their cousins come over on a hot summer day, Emilia learns that her sister’s priorities might be changing.

 

ELENA

YEAR:

2018

COUNTRIES:

Colombia

DIRECTOR:

Andrés Porras

LENGTH:

17 Min

LANGUAGE:

OmeU (Spanish with English Subtitles)

SYNOPSIS

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Elena finds a wounded paramilitary soldier and decides to help him. While recuperating at her house, he confesses that his unit recently killed her son. Despite the shock, she still helps him to escape before the guerrillas find him.

 

VIENTOS DE AGOSTO

(WINDS OF AUGUST)

YEAR:

2018

COUNTRIES:

Colombia

DIRECTOR:

Paloma Valencia

LENGTH:

20 Min

LANGUAGE:

OmeU (Spanish with English Subtitles)

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SYNOPSIS

Hugo a 70-year-old man has a legendary store of healing plants that cure physical and spiritual illness in the town marketplace. When the mysterious winds of august arrive they bring the yellow flowers, and a wave of pest falls upon town. Hugo does everything in his power to help his community, but with the winds comes a man with a big secret, looking for him. Hugo’s world will fall apart.

 

POR ESA LENGUA

(LUCY'S TONGUE)

YEAR:

2018

COUNTRIES:

Colombia

DIRECTOR:

Daniel Negrete

LENGTH:

19 Min

LANGUAGE:

OmeU (Spanish with English Subtitles)

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SYNOPSIS

Lucy (Vicky Hernández) is the most gossipy lady in town. Her greatest pleasure is walking through the streets observing and listening to other people’s conversations and then meeting up to gossip with her friends Olga (María Margarita Giraldo) and Adelma (Leonor Arango). In this Macondian village, gossip becomes happiness and happiness becomes music.

 

TIERRA MOJADA

(SWAMP)

YEAR:

2018

COUNTRIES:

Colombia

DIRECTOR:

Juan Sebastián Mesa

LENGTH:

17 Min

LANGUAGE:

OmeU (Spanish with English Subtitles)

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SYNOPSIS

Oscar lives with his family in a countryside house that has been left in the middle of a hydroelectric project. It is the last day to evacuate their place. In the face of the sorrow that means leaving the land where they were born, his grandparents decide to end under it.

 

DAMIANA

YEAR:

2018

COUNTRIES:

Colombia, Brasil

DIRECTOR:

Andrés Ramírez Pulido

LENGTH:

14 Min

LANGUAGE:

OmeU (Spanish with English Subtitles)

SYNOPSIS

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Deep inside the jungle, a group of teenage girls are being kept under supervision. Despite abandonment and hostility, Damiana hopes she can get in touch with her father.

 

LA VÍRGEN NEGRA

(BLACKMARIA)

YEAR:

2018

COUNTRIES:

Colombia, USA

DIRECTOR:

Juan Pablo Caballero

LENGTH:

18 Min

LANGUAGE:

OmeU (Spanish with English Subtitles)

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SYNOPSIS

Belisario’s wife is very ill. A healer comes to meet them. He gives Belisario the mission of climbing the Andes to bring back a powerful object buried in the snow and try to save her.