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Wounds in the land

Wounds in the land

Gustavo Fernández
Colombia / 2021 / 122’


Gustavo Fernández builds an epic chorus with the stories from FARC ex-combatants, their families, and a Colombian society fed up with war. By laying down arms and reincorporating to Colombian civil life, his characters assume their destiny along with all it takes to be a part of a failed state unknown to them to some extent. They recognize the landscape, the territory, the wounds, and the scars of a forgotten Colombia, which is one of the few things they can hold to consolidate a sustainable living project. Cicatrices en la Tierra is a study on uncertainty and hope, about the painful beauty that emanates from the unconcluded grieving for old ideas, for a country that could not be, and the colossal challenge of building it from the ruins. Although of high complexity, the bet for peace seems a less abject form to build a new nation.

By Andrés Pedraza Tabares


Producers: Gustavo Fernández y Guateque | Sound: Diana Martínez, Sara Fernández y José Delgadillo | Editing: Carlos Serna | Coloring: Miguel Araya  |  General assistants: Ana María Ortiz y Yesid Villamizar | 1 de noviembre en la Sala virtual MIDBO para Colombia y Latinoamérica.



Saturday, October 30th, 4:00 p.m.  


Available from October 26th to November 1st at Virtual Theatre MIDBO for Colombia 


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