Focus: Latin America

A collection of films made in Latin American countries. Enjoy the beautiful landscapes of Latin American countries as well as great human-centred stories!

Films in this category

Portraits

Iván D. Gaona 2012 14 Min
It's Sunday, the local market day, and Grandma Paulina wants …

The Tiple

Iván D. Gaona 2013 17 Min
Pastor's wife Veronica has become ill in bed so he …

The Cow Tongue Flower

Germán Reyes 2018 23 Min
At the gates of the peace in Colombia, the young …

Shame and Respect

Tomas Lipgot 2015 81 Min
It’s not easy being a gypsy and, for a payo …

CarHavana (When There Is Not)

Manuel Montejo 2013 59 Min
The "carro" is the protagonist of this documentary which talks …

Siblings

Laura Plancarte 2017 80 Min
"Hermanos" tells in parallel the story of two Mexican brothers …

The Distances

Nemanja Vojinovic 2017 72 Min
Indira, a Cuban actress, succeeded to flee to USA but …

The Sucundún: Making Cumbia Music

Jaime Eduardo Murillo 2015 58 Min
Cumbia broke down borders and traveled the world indiscriminately to …

Shadows of Light

Daniel Henríquez 2018 87 Min
Argentinian photographer Carlos Bosch, goes through an intense creative crisis. …

Ecstasy

Moara Passoni 2020 71 Min
Racked with anxiety in the chaotic political landscape of 1990s …

Tranny Fag

Claudia Priscilla, Kiko Goifman 2018 75 Min
Linn da Quebrada is a black transwoman from impoverished periurban …

Juan of the Witches

Andrew Houchens 2019 18 Min
Juan of the Witches honors 82-year-old Juan Medellín's legacy as …

Streetkids United II - The Girls From Rio

María Clara 2015 77 Min
The Brazilian girls' football team is followed as they prepare …

The Broken Country

Melissa Silva Franco 2018 69 Min
We plunge right into the epicenter of the current crisis …

Obscuro Barroco

Evangelia Kranioti 2018 60 Min
Obscuro Barroco is a documentary-fiction about the dizzying heights of …

Lapü

César Alejandro Jaimes, Juan Pablo Polanco 2019 75 Min
In the middle of the Guajira Desert, Doris, a young …

Allendes Enkel

Felix Schwarz 2013 43 Min
For years pupils and students are protesting in Chile against …

The Amazing Catfish

Claudia Sainte-Luce 2013 87 Min
Claudia, a lonely young woman, works in a supermarket. One …

Violeta Went to Heaven

Andrés Wood 2011 110 Min
A portrait of famed Chilean singer and folklorist Violeta Parra …

Sidewalls

Gustavo Taretto 2011 90 Min
Martín and Mariana are slightly damaged people who live in …

The German Friend

Jeanine Meerapfel 2012 99 Min
Argentina, in the middle fifties. Sulamit is the daughter of …

The Pearl Button

Patricio Guzmán 2015 82 Min
The ocean contains the history of all humanity. The sea …

Chico & Rita

Fernando Trueba, Javier Mariscal, Tono Errando 2010 93 Min
Chico is a young piano player with big dreams. Rita …
 

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