Synopsis: This unique history of the Panama Canal and its impact on Panama is depicted in five shorts directed by five Panamanian directors.
Synopsis: THE WAY HE LOOKS is a fun and tender story about friendship and the complications of young love. Leo is a blind teenager who’s fed up with his overprotective mother and the bullies at school. Looking to assert his independence, he decides to study abroad to the dismay of his best friend, Giovana. When Gabriel, the new kid in town, teams with Leo on a school project, new feelings blossom in him that make him reconsider his plans. Meanwhile, Giovana, grows jealous of this new found companionship as tensions mount between her and Leo.
Synopsis: The Kellys are a family who likes to show off and pretend to be wealthy. With no money for vacations, they tell their friends they are going on a family trip to Brazil, while in reality they hide in their house for a month, just for everyone to believe they are truly enjoying summer abroad.
Synopsis: In 1884, the famous painter Juan Manuel Blanes, from Uruguay, is asked to create a portrait of José Artigas. There is only one drawing of his face, done in his old age so Blanes must imagine what he looked like by reading up on his ideas and learning about his life. Amongst the different materials he is given in order to "discover" Artigas' features, Blanes finds the notes of an old Spanish spy, Aníbal Larra, hired by the Argentine triumvir Manuel de Sarratea, to kill Artigas, the rebel chief who will not succumb to the dominance of Buenos Aires. At the time, Artigas was hiding out in Ayuí, to the north of what is known today as Uruguay.
Synopsis: Filmed in a slum in western Havana, the film addresses inequalities in Cuba through the relationship between two children of different social strata.
Synopsis: The film follows the travel of vallenato musician Ignacio Carrillo who is followed by Fermín, a young boy who wants to be his apprentice, in a journey to return his instrument to his original owner, the man who once was his mentor.
Synopsis: Dulce is a mother of two who suddenly experiences terrifying encounters with mysterious apparitions inside her old house, a place where a terrible prophecy is about to be unleashed. Thirty years later, an elderly Dulce returns home to decipher the mystery and the tragedy that have tormented her for so long.
Synopsis: Nató is an 11-year-old who lives on the southern Caribbean coast of Costa Rica. Since he was little, he has practiced soccer in the hopes of achieving the dream his brother, Jefferson, never could – to become a professional soccer player and bring his family out of poverty. Nató discovers that Jefferson owes a considerable amount of money to the local drug trafficking gang and that he is dangerously entangled in their world. From that moment on, Nató and his friend Klane are willing to do anything possible to help Jefferson, no matter the risks nor consequences.
Synopsis: Three eighty-year-old men embark in a hilarious road trip in order to fulfill the dying wish of a lifelong friend. In spite of the disapproval of their families and the limitations of their advanced age, they find themselves involved in a series of comical misadventures and meet a cast of colorful characters. Their journey alters their sense of self and their place in the world.
Synopsis: A los 40 tells the story of seven people aged 40 who attend a school reunion where they relive moments from their past that will be filled with fun and emotional situations.