FIC | 01:20 | SWITZERLAND
DIRECTOR JORGE CADENA| SCREENPLAY JORGE CADENA
Five years after the murder of his mother in northern Colombia, Lucas returns to the scene of the tragedy in a region devastated by the exploitation of the world’s largest open-pit coal mine. He is introduced to a group of queer activists who are joining forces with indigenous communities to fight for human rights.
Jorge Cadena, Director
Born in Barranquilla, Colombia, in 1985, Jorge Cadena studied photography in Buenos Aires. In 2016, he gained his bachelor degree in filmmaking at HEAD – Geneva with his film El Cuento de Antonia, which was awarded with the Tiger Award at the Rotterdam Festival. He obtained his master degree at ECAL/HEAD in 2018 with The Jarariju Sisters that received a special mention at the Berlinale. In 2019, he’s selected to take part in the Karlovy Vary EFP Future Frame programme. He’s currently working on his first feature film Malestar Tropical.
Filmography (selection)The Sisters Jarariju, fiction, 2018 Sonali, doc, 2017
The Tale of Antonia, fiction, 2016
The Three Swallows, doc, 2016
Mapalé, essai doc, 2015