Birds of Passage [Fiction]

March 29, 2019
8:45 pm
New York City
Cinepolis Chelsea Auditorium 7
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Friday, March 29, 2019 – 8:45 PM
Saturday, March 30, 2019 – 9:30 PM
Sunday, March 31, 2019 – 9:00 PM

ABOUT


COUNTRY COLOMBIA /MÉXICO / FRANCE / DINAMARK
YEAR 2018
DURATION 125 min
LANGUAGE Wayuu, Spanish
SYNOPSIS The “Marimbera Bonanza”, the lucrative business of selling marijuana to the United States, was a harbinger of what would mark a country for decades. In La Guajira, a Wayúu family will live in the flesh the consequences of the clash between ambition and honor. Their culture, their traditions and their lives will be threatened by a war between brothers whose consequences will be felt by the whole world.
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CAST & CREDITS


DIRECTORS
Ciro Guerra y Cristina Gallego
SCRIPT
Maria Camila Arias, Jacques Toulemonde
PRODUCER
Cristina Gallego, Katrin Pors
EDITOR
Miguel Schverdfinger
CINEMATOGRAPHER
David Gallego
CAST
Carmiña Martínez, José Acosta, Natalia Reyes, Jhon Narváez, Greider Meza, José Vicente, Juan Bautista Martínez.

DIRECTOR’S BIO 


Cristina Gallego Lozano is one of the most internationally recognized Colombian film producers. In 1998, with Ciro Guerra, founded Ciudad Lunar Producciones, a company that produced the feature films The wandering shadows (2004), The wind journeys (2009), the first Colombian film nominated for the Oscar The embrace of the serpent (2016) and Birds of passage (2018), which have been part of renowned festivals such as Cannes, San Sebastián, Havana, Toronto, Guadalajara, among others. She was born in Bogotá in 1978. She graduated from the Film and TV School of the National University of Colombia in 2003. With Birds of passage she made her directorial debut (in co-direction with Ciro Guerra), a film that had its world premiere during the opening of the 50th edition of the Directors’ Fortnight at the Cannes Film Festival.
Ciro Guerra was born in Rio de Oro, Cesar in 1981, he studied film and television at the National University of Colombia. After directing 4 short films: Silence(1998) and Soul (2000), the documentary Sinister Documentary: Jairo Pinilla, Colombian filmmaker (1999) and the animated short film Intento (2001), with which he has obtained numerous awards In festivals, he wrote and directed The wandering shadows his opera prima, which was selected in more than 60 Film Festivals around the world. Her third feature film The embrace of the serpent (2015) had its world premiere at the Directors’ Fortnight at the Cannes Film Festival where it was cataloged by the international press, as one of the 10 best films of that edition of the festival and subsequently, it was nominated in the category for Best Foreign Film at the Oscars, among other recognitions.