Navy SEALS mount an attack on Colombian special forces to clear their names and rescue a hostage.
During the marihuana bonanza, a violent decade that saw the origins of drug trafficking in Colombia, Rapayet and his indigenous family get involved in a war to control the business that ends up destroying their lives and their culture.
When DEA agents are taken captive by a ruthless South American kingpin, the Delta Force is reunited to rescue them in this sequel to the 1986 film.
Zoe Saldana plays a young woman who, after witnessing her parents’ murder as a child in Bogota, grows up to be a stone-cold assassin. She works for her uncle as a hitman by day, but her personal time is spent engaging in vigilante murders that she hopes will lead her to her ultimate target: the mobster responsible for her parents' death.
'BEATBOX COLOMBIA' follows young musicians from the ghettos. Their lyrics speak of daily life; civil war, street violence, corruption, drugs and the disappearance of close friends. Despite everything, they cling to hope and this they express through their music. The film is made in 8 mm and DVCAM and includes Flash Animations. Some of the footage is shot by the musicians themselves. The power of Latin American hip-hop street life confronts the horror of the Columbian war.
Simon Reeve visits Colombia in the year of the pacification, at least on paper, between the government, 'aided' by right-wing death squads, and the Marxist FARC guerrilla, which was turning into an armed super-drug cartel and champion of ransom kidnappings. He speaks with people about the horror that hopefully nears its end and the prospects if both sides disarm, stressing the need of socio-economic reform, especially alternatives for the coca plant farming and land redistribution. He also shows the vibrant country, rich in natural resources and budding tourism potential, so far crippled by its persisting, yet dated crime records image.
a deep exploration about Colombia's social-economic situation with influences by Terrence Malick and Akira Kurosawa.
Documentary short film depicting the life, geography, and historical aspects of the nation of Colombia, focusing on life in Barranquilla. Marketplaces, fortifications, and shipping facilities are shown, and a brief précis of the derivation of the population is given. The defensive battlements of Cartagena are also described.
From Monarch Films comes this fascinating 52 minute film that looks inside the La Modelo prison in Bogota. Colombia. Called a "model" prison by Colombia officials the prison in reality is controlled more by the prisoners than the guards who remain outside the actual prison. With 5000 prisoners for 2400 spots,and not more than 150 security guards assigned to the prison. The prison is awash in violence, and drugs. Last year, 162 prisoners were killed there. The prison is controlled by three criminal groups: members of the guerrilla movement, paramilitary forces, and cocaine traffickers. They have broken the prison up into three different territories and each group has it's own security forces, defending it's own territory
On February 12, 2003 a Pentagon-owned Cessna went down in the jungle of southern Colombia. At the crash site, guerillas from the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC), Colombia's largest insurgent group, surrounded the men as they emerged from the plane, and later shot and killed an American pilot and a Colombian crewmember. The three other Americans were captured as "prisoners of war" and are still being held hostage. With unprecedented access, Colombian journalist Jorge Enrique Botero obtained this exclusive interview with the three men in a jungle prison camp on July 25, 2003. Seen for the first time since their abduction, Thomas Howes, Marc Gonsalves and Keith Stansell, flanked by guerrilla soldiers with automatic weapons, reveal what daily life is like in captivity and express their fears that they will never leave Colombia alive.
The UNESCO National Park Malpelo is located in the Eastern Pacific, roughly 500 kilometres off the Colombian coast. Belonging to a sea corridor, which connects other World Heritage sites such as the Galapagos Islands, Coiba and the Coconut Islands, this National Park, almost 35 hectares in size, is the heart of the nature reserve. Huge shoals of mackerel and barracuda gather in the waters of Malpelo whilst morays hide in the reef fissures and coral caves. Meet on this 3D journey the unique hammerhead sharks and the gentle but giant whale shark in this 3D underwater paradise. World Natural Heritage - Colombia 3D is worlds away from everyday life but this 3D trip allows you to enter its breathtaking world for a journey of a lifetime!
Five African Colombian women sing about the life and death of their peoples through traditional music and dirges. Tracing a musical journey, the singers show us how to respond to violence with art and creation.
On the evening of August 31st, 2013, a large crowd gathered at Parque Pies Descalzos in Medellín, Colombia.When Alan Parsons appeared on stage, along with the Medellín Philharmonic Orchestra and his band the audience went wild. This is an audio visual document of that incredible evening.
Ed Asner narrates this documentary about U.S. involvement in Colombia's drug trafficking and civil unrest. The film examines the impact of chemical spraying and military funding and reveals alternate U.S. interests. Features interviews with Noam Chomsky, the late Senator Paul Wellstone, Colombian Presidential candidate Ingrid Betancourt, Congressmen John Conyers and Jim McGovern, U.S. State Department officials, guerilla leaders and others.
This documentary journeys to the violent marijuana-producing regions of northern Colombia to examine the drug trade's influence on the community and its culture, including a unique style of indigenous music known as vallenato.
Tali and Ori are a young Israeli couple. After attending their best friends' wedding, which ended in disaster, they have a big fight, which leads to Ori proposing. But there is trouble in paradise when Ori's conservative father meets Tali, and all hell breaks loose...
20 participants face different physical tests demonstrating their strength, ability, intelligence and courage to emerge victorious.
Colombia's Next Top Model is a Colombian reality television series, based on Tyra Banks' America's Next Top Model. It is the third franchise in Latin America after Brazil's Next Top Model and Mexico's Next Top Model. The series began to air on Caracol TV on January 8, 2013. The series features a group of young women who compete for the title of "Colombia's Next Top Model" and a chance to begin their career in the modeling industry.
Desafío is a reality show in which a number of participants should survive, live together, and compete in 4 different stages, for a big price in money. These contestants are grouped into three teams according to the theme chosen in each season. Social classes, generations, regions of the country and the degree of popularity are the elements used to give identity to these groups. Another one of the characteristics of the Challenge and which encloses the success of this format is that the conditions of life in this competition are not fair. While a group spends its day in a beach house with servants, exquisite delicacies (High Beach), the other group suffers the complete lack of accommodation and food (Low Beach). In this reality, as in real life, the teams would be able to exceed or fall on their comfort levels, depending on the performance in the territorial Challenges.