Synopsis: Trip to Timbuktu is the story of Ana and Lucho, two teenagers who live in Peru. Their story of love, which starts in childhood, reveals the changes which took place in this country during the 80's. For them, the only way to survive in the middle of violence, poverty and lack of opportunities is through their love, a sort of refuge which has as its homeland an imaginary country called Timbuktu. Nevertheless, the reality will stand in their way and collapse their utopia.
Synopsis: It is 1988, and Melo, a Uruguayan town on the Brazilian border, awaits the visit of Pope John Paul II. Numbers begin circulating: hundreds of people will come, thousands say the media. To the poor citizens of Melo this means pilgrims in need of food and drink, paper flags, souvenirs, and commemorative medals. Brimming with enthusiasm, the locals hope not only for divine blessing but also a small share of material happiness. Petty smuggler Beto is certain that he’s found the best business idea of all: "The Pope’s Toilet", where the thousands of visiting pilgrims can find relief.
Synopsis: Diary of Bucaramanga – Last Days of Simon Bolívar takes place in 1828 amid the conflicts surrounding the consolidation of independence in South America. Bolívar, accompanied by his political advisers, is in the Colombian city of Bucaramanga awaiting news of developments at the Ocaña Convention, which is expected to generate a constitution for Colombia. In dramatic days marked by intrigue and treachery at the hands of General Francisco de Paula Santander, the future of Grán Colombia is decided as Bolívar recalls key moments in his life. The film is based on a 19th century novel by Luís Perú de Lacroix, a French general who fought in the army of Napoleon I and then joined Bolívar’s army in 1823.
Synopsis: A young indigenous teen seeking his fortune in Panama City struggles to acclimate to chaotic urban life, where he becomes enamored with a girl from a wealthy, assimilated family. Later, he encounters his crush once again - but this time the landscape and tradition define their interaction.
Synopsis: Daniel is a sixteen year old orphan, living in the Chira Island. He embarks on a journey to find his godfather in the mainland. He starts his quest in the hotel where his mother used to work. During his journey he discovers elements of his origins that link him strongly to to that place.
Synopsis: The year is 1942. Two very different men meet along the road, somewhere in Northeastern Brazil: Johann, an aspirin salesman who fled Germany to avoid being drafted during the war; and Ranulpho, a simple and rural Brazilian seeking better opportunities elsewhere.
Synopsis: The film presents viewers with emotional, humorous and ironic stories about power and authority, and the way Cronopios and Famas - imaginary beings created by the famous Argentine author Julio Cortázar - come to terms with them.
Synopsis: At a house party, a handsome man wanders around catching up with friends he has not seen for some years. A travel writer now based in Berlin, Andre appears to be living an exciting international life, and yet... something has drawn him back home to Santiago. As the night goes on, we realize that a tragedy binds this group - an event that was also the impetus for Andre's departure from Chile years ago. Moreover, there is someone at the party he goes to great lengths to avoid. But she is the very person he most needs to see.
Synopsis: Set in 1930's in Puebla, Mexico, a young woman finds herself in an arranged marriage to a prominent politician (Andres Ascencio). As his career progresses, she finds it more difficult to remain a loyal, loving wife.
Synopsis: Manrique is the man in charge of watching an abandoned salt mine located in a recondite place of the Colombian Caribbean. In his work he has found the perfect excuse to isolate himself from a world that does not appeal to him anymore. Nevertheless, the unusual appearance of a dog that likes to chase fireflies in the dark, and the unexpected arrival of Valeria, a thirteen years old daughter whose existence he ignore, will allow this solitary man an opportunity to recover the joy of being alive.