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Stories from Cabo Corrientes

World Premiere 2020!

Feature documentary | 77' | 2020 | Spain

Directed by Jordi Esteva
Produced by Siwa Productions

Synopsis_

The documentary immerses us in the fantastic and magical stories of the habitants of Cabo Corrientes (department of Chocó, Colombia) where lives a community of Afro-Colombians descended from slaves to the Spanish colonization. They are dedicated  to agriculture and fishing.

There is not much left in those elders of the living memory of Africa.  Perhaps a taste for oral literature and stories. An imaginary in which, in not so distant times, the spirits lived with humans and the magical realism that appeared in everyday life.

But the Chocó has changed: the irruption of the guerrillas, drug traffickers and paramilitaries and their struggle with the army has greatly punished the once welcoming and peaceful population by altering social cohesion.
This film aims to make a wake-up call and preserve the memory of its warm people. The documentary immerses us in the fantastic stories of that universe, before it succumbs, defeated by time.

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