Colombia
Stories from Latin America

December 7 - 15, 2013

Pera Film throughout the month of December will be celebrating the cinema of Latin America, focusing on two countries, the first part of the month will be on Columbia and then Argentina.

Since the launch of the cinema law, the film industry in Colombia has experienced a boom characterized by the production of more than ten films a year, invitations and awards from the most important international film festivals and an increasing film audience. Colombian cinema currently at a vital crossroads in its development , in the last decade has experienced remarkable growth. Pera Film in collaboration with the Embassy of Columbia and the Instituto Cervantes is offering a selection of four films exploring this growth and creativity. Colombian cinema has constructed a discourse of identity and otherness that participates extensively in the formulation of a national imaginary through its representation of Colombian culture or segments of the culture. The selected films from different genres (drama, animation, horror) exemplify Colombian cinema’s new, emerging and vibrant storytelling.

In collaboration

December 7

14:00 Sofia and the Stubborn

17:00 Fat, Bald and Short Man

19:00 Crab Trap

December 11

19:00 Fat, Bald and Short Man

December 14

14:00 The Hidden Face

16:00 Sofia and the Stubborn

December 15

14:00 Crab Trap

16:00 The Hidden Face

The Hidden Face

The Hidden Face

Crab Trap

Crab Trap

Fat, Bald and Short Man

Fat, Bald and Short Man

Sofia and the Stubborn

Sofia and the Stubborn

Program Trailer

Colombia
Stories from Latin America

Colombian cinema has constructed a discourse of identity and otherness that participates extensively in the formulation of a national imaginary through its representation of Colombian culture or segments of the culture. The selected films from different genres exemplify Colombian cinema’s new, emerging and vibrant storytelling.

Cindy Sherman Look At Me!

Cindy Sherman Look At Me!

The exhibition Look at Me! Portraits and Other Fictions from the ”la Caixa” Contemporary Art Collection examines portraiture, one of the oldest artistic genres, through a significant number of works of our times. Through the exhibition we will be sharing about the artists and sections in Look At Me!.

Istanbul’s Historical Peninsula in 18th and 19th Century Paintings

Istanbul’s Historical Peninsula in 18th and 19th Century Paintings

With the Topkapı Palace, the center of political authority until the 19th century, and many other examples of classical Ottoman and Byzantine architecture included in its premise the Historical Peninsula is the heart of the Empire. 

At the Order of the Padishah

At the Order of the Padishah

In this piece, Żmurko presents an exotic image of a harem chamber, replete with gleaming fabrics and scattered jewels, as a setting for the statuesquely beautiful body of an odalisque murdered “at the order of the padishah”.