Panamanian premiere of The Colors of the Mountain (September 23, 2011) PDF Print

Friday September 23 is the Panamanian premiere of "The Colors of the Mountain" (Los Colores de La Montaña) a Panamanian and Colombian co-production written and directed by Carlos Cesar Arbelaez. The film which took seven years to make has won 12 international film festival prizes and mentions and has participated in over 30 international festivals. So far the film has become the second most viewed film in Colombia this year.


Synopsis: An unbreakable tie unites Manuel, Julian and Poca Luz, three young country boys and best friends at school. One day while playing soccer, their new ball –an object which represents their dreams and a blissful escape from reality – accidentally ends up in a mining field. The boys try every means possible to try and rescue their beloved soccer ball and throughout the course of this adventure they are forced to grow up. The film is a look at friendship from the sometimes innocent but mostly clear and uncomplicated perspective of children.



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