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The colours of the mountain

(Los colores de la montaña)
Colombia, 2010

Director: Carlos César Arbeláez Screenplay: Carlos César Arbeláez Production: Juan Pablo Tamayo Photography: Oscar Jiménez
Editing:Felipe Aljure, Andrés Durán Music: Camilo Montilla Cast:Hernán Mauricio Ocampo, Nolberto Sánchez, Genaro Aristizábal,
Hernán Méndez, Natalia Cuellar

Manuel, 9, has an old ball with which he plays football every day in the countryside. He dreams of becoming a great goalkeeper. His wishes seem set to come true when Ernest, his father, gives him a new ball. But an unexpected accident sends the ball flying into a minefield. Despite the danger, Manuel refuses to abandon his treasure… He convinces Julián and Poca Luz, his two friends, to rescue it with him. Amid the adventures and kids' games, the signs of armed conflict start to appear in the lives of the inhabitants of "La Pradera".

7:00 pm|The Cinematheque (CIN)
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Director: Carlos César Arbeláez
In addition to having written the screenplay for several features and one short film, Carlos César Arbeláez wrote and directed the shorts La Edad de Hielo (1999) and La serenata (2007), the documentary El cine en casa (1999) and numerous documentaries for televison. Los colores de la montaña, his first fiction feature, won the Films in Progress 17 Award in Toulouse in 2012.

Generously supported by the Consulate General of Colombia in Vancouver.