Bogota film festival, Bogofilms, will be showing influential Latin American cinema in Parque de la 93 between October 26 and November 4.
Visitors can watch free films by Latino directors from Mexico, Barcelona, and Buenos Aires, as well as various Bogota-based directors and several young Colombian filmmakers.
Bogofilms will be held at Parque de la 93 on October 26-28 and November 2-4 starting at 6PM.
On October 27, “Confesion a Laura” by Jaime Osorio will be shown. Made in 1990, the action film turned love-story takes place in Colombia cerca 1948 during the famous “Bogotazo” riots.
Saturday, October 28, there will be screening of short film “Alguien Mato Algo” by Colombian director Jorge Navas in 1999, as well as his full-length feature “La Sangre y La Lluvia” from 2010.
On November 2, critically-acclaimed film “Amores Perros” by Mexican director Alejandro Gonzales Iñarritu will be featured.
“Garua” by Argentine filmmaker Gustavo Corrado will be shown, that tells the story of a famous tango singer who was murdered in Buenos Aires. The film was produced in 2005.
The festival finishes on November 4 with “Matador” a Spanish film by Pedro Almodovar. Made in 1986, the film follows the life of a bullfighter, tormented by death, love, and desire.
The festival is part of the city’s “Traveling Cinematheques” project which seeks to expose viewers to experimental and historically important motion-picture films. The project marks the 40th anniversary of the creation of Bogota’s cinema district.