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Los Colores de la Montaña (The Colors of the Mountain). 2011. Directed by Carlos Cesar Arbelaez. (Feature Film.) 94 mins. Spanish with English Subtitles. An El Bus Producciones and Jaguar Films co-production (Colombia-Panama).

 

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.

 

 

Screened at:

  • Rencontres Cinémas d’Amérique Latine de Toulouse. France. March 2010. Premio Cine en Construcción.
  • Festival de Cine San Sebastian. Spain. September 15-23 2010. Premio Kutxa New Director.
  • Biarritz Latino America. France. September 27- October 3 2010.
  • Festival de cine de Roma. Sección Alice nella città. Italy. October 23- November 5 2010.
  • International Film Festival Bratislava. Slovakia. November 5-11 2010.
  • Stolkholms Film Festival. Sweden. November 17-28 2010.
  • Festival of Latin American Belo Horizonte. Brasil. November 26- December 2 2010.
  • Ronda International Festival. Spain. November 27-December 4 2010. Audience award and Special Mention by the Jury. Ventana Sur. Argentina. December 3-6 2010.
  • Festival Internacional del Nuevo Cine Latinoamericano. Sección de Operas Prima. Cuba. December 2-12 2010.
  • Festival Internacional de Cine de CHENNAI. India. December 15-24 2010.
  • Rendez-Vous Istanbul Film Festival. Turkey. December 22-30 2010.
  • Festival Internacional de Cine de Cartagena. Colombia. Premio Cine Color del Público.  Premio de la Organización Católica Latinoamericana y Caribeña de Comunicación.
  • Cinema Novo Festival. Belgium. March 17-27 2011.
  • Festival Internacional de Cine de Friburgo. Switzerland. March 19-26 2011. Audience award and Signis Prize by the jury.
  • Festival de Cine de ZLÍN. Czech Republic. May 29-June 5 2011.
  • Miami International Film festival. USA. March 4-13 2011.
  • Chicago Latino Film Festival. April 1-14 2011.
  • Spirit of Fire. Russia. February 19-25 2011. Taiga de Plata Award.
  • Adelaide Film Festival. Australia. February 24 - March 6 2011.
  • ¡Viva! Festival of Spanish & Latin American Cinema. UK. March 5-27 2011.
  • Cinema Novo Festival. Belgium. March 7-27 2011.
  • Vilnius IFF "Kino pavasaris". Ukraine. March 18-31 2011.
  • FEBIOFEST. Czech Republic. March 24- April 1 2011.
  • OPEN DOEK FILMFESTIVAL BELGIUM. Belgium. April 29 - May 8 2011.
  • Recontres Du Cinema Sud-Americain. Marseille, France. March 27 - April 10 2011. Best Actor Award.
  • Latin American Film Festival Utrecht. The Netherlands. May 5-12 2011.
  • Monterrey Ternium Festival. Mexico. May 6-18 2011.
  • The Spanish Film Festival in Australia. Australia. May 12-22 2011.
  • ZLÍN FILM FESTIVAL. Czech Republic. May 29 - June 5 2011.
  • Cinelatino in Bergamo. Italy. June 14-19 2011.
  • "Favourites Film Festival Berlin". Germany. September 1-4 2011.
  • Nuremberg film fetsival. Germany. September 28 - October 9 2011.
  • Festival Latinamerika i Fokus. Sweden. October 3-16 2011.
  • Spanish Film Festival, Tubingen. Germany. October 12-19 2011.
  • Haifa Film festival. Israel. October 13-22 2011.
  • Skip City international. Japan. October 8-16 2011.
  • Kosmorama Trondheim International Film Festival. Norway. April 4-10 2011.
  • Latino International Film Institute. USA. July 17-25 2011. Best first work and Best Script awards.
 

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