Colombia

MVIFF 2019 SPOTLIGHT: BIRDS OF PASSAGE (PÁJAROS DE VERANO)

| 2019 | 125 Minutes | | ,
Directed by Cristina Gallego and Ciro Guerra

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From the Oscar-nominated team behind the genre-defying Embrace of the Serpent, comes an equally audacious saga centered on the Wayúu indigenous people during a crucial period in recent Colombian history. Torn between his desire to become a powerful man and his duty to uphold his culture’s values, Rapayet (José Acosta) enters the drug…

2019 Martha’s Vineyard Environmental Film Festival: TOMORROW’S POWER

, , , | 2017 | 76 minutes | | ,
Directed by Amy Miller

Local activists in Gaza, Germany, and Colombia challenge fossil-fuel dependency and power structures in a struggle for social and climate justice. Tomorrow’s Power showcases three communities around the world and their responses to economic and environmental emergencies. In the war-torn, oil-rich Arauca province in Colombia, communities have been building a peace process from the…

Science on Screen: EMBRACE OF THE SERPENT

| 2015 | 123 minutes | | , ,
Directed by Ciro Guerra

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Special Guest: Holly Bellebuono, medical herbalist, award-winning author, and national speaker on influential ethnobotanists, ethnobotany in general, and her work with indigenous and shamanic healers in particular, drawing from her documentary project, Women Healers of the World.   FREE ADMISSION TO MVFS MEMBERS! EMBRACE OF THE SERPENT is a 2015 Colombian adventure drama film…