Cornell University

Birds of Passage

Friday, March 22, 2019 at 7:00pm to 9:05pm

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Willard Straight Theatre
Central Campus

2018 > Colombia > Directed by Cristina Gallego, Ciro Guerra

With Natalia Reyes, Carmina Martínez, Jose Acosta

A fresh take on the familiar drug war genre, told from the perspective of the indigenous Wayuu people of Colombia, Birds of Passage details the rise of the Colombian drug trade during the two-decade period known as "la Bonanza Marimbera," when narco trafficking thrived in the region. A sprawling epic about the erosion of tradition in pursuit of material wealth, Birds of Passage is a visually striking exploration of loyalty, greed, and the voracious nature of change. Colombia's submission for Best Foreign Language Film Oscar, and one of the nine films shortlisted for the award. Subtitled. More at

2 hrs 5 min

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Cornell Cinema, Latin American Studies Program (LASP), Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies


cascal, film, cinema, tfdcin, Movies, pma, perfhum


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