UW Cinematheque: LACIS Film Series
Birds of Passage (Pajaros de Verano) | Colombia | 2018 | DCP | 125 min. | Spanish, Wayunikee with English subtitles Director: Cristina Gallego, Ciro Guerra
Friday, February 8, 2019
Cast: Carmina Martinez, Jhon Narvaez, Jose Acosta The filmmaking team behind the Oscar-nominated Embrace of the Serpent returns with a much-anticipated gangster saga set in the 1970s Columbian drug trade. Linked by marriage, rival Wayuu clans battle for control over the booming marijuana industry, tossing aside long-held customs in their avarice. The bloody collision between ancient and modern cultures plays out in an eye-popping color palette on a massive widescreen canvas.