LA TIERRA Y LA SOMBRA (LAND AND SHADE)
Directed by César Augusto Acevedo
Produced by Diana Bustamante, Jorge Forero, Paola Pérez-Nieto
97 min/2015/Colombia, France, Netherlands, Chile, Brazil
Spanish with English subtitles
Thursday, October 8 at 5:00pm
Sunday, October 11 at 6:00pm
Alfonso (Haimer Leal) is an old farmer who has returned home to tend to his son, who is gravely ill. He rediscovers his old house, where the woman who was once his wife still lives, with his daughter-in-law and grandson. The landscape that awaits him resembles a wasteland. Vast sugar cane plantations surround the house, producing perpetual clouds of ash. 17 years after abandoning them, Alfonso tries to fit back in and save his family.