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1:30 pm | SFU Harbour Centre (HARB) | FREE SCREENING ($2 Festival Membership Required) | Seated in order of arrival.

A selection of three of the most outstanding Colombian short films from the BOGOTÁ SHORT FILM FESTIVAL.

Programmed by Jaime E. Manrique, Sebastián Hernández, Juan Manuel Betancourt and Carlos Hernández.


France/Colombia, 2012
Spanish with English subtitles, 23 min
Director: Franco Lolli
Rodrigo is turing 47 soon. He has not worked in eight years.
Rodri won the ACSE Award (National Agency for Social Cohesion and Equal Opportunity) at the International Short Film Festival in Clermont-Ferrand, France.

Scarlet Earth (Tierra escarlata)

Colombia, 2013
Spanish with English subtitles, 21 min
Director: Jesús Reyes Hoyos
Andrés, a young man from the Colombian interior, arrives in a remote town on the Atlantic Coast searching for his brother. His only clue to his whereabouts is a photo. But the recent violence that has enveloped the country has marked the town, and the silence and indifference of its inhabitants stand between him and his brother.

River (Río)

Colombia, 2012
Spanish with English subtitles, 13 min
Director: Nicolás Serrano
A family spends the day at the riverside. The child is with his grandmother, uncles, aunts and cousins, but without his mother, who emigrated to Spain. Nobody respects him, but they need him, for he is the source of the money