When the Guns Go Silent

Sat 9th Sep | 9pm

When the Guns Go Silent takes us on a journey into the complexity of humankind in its most extreme form.

After half a century of war and 8 million victims, the FARC, the oldest guerrilla in the world, agree to start a peace dialogue with its historic enemy: the Colombian State.

Together they fight the toughest battle, the final one: the battle for peace.

Official Selection: 2017 Cartagena International Film Festival


Sydney Premiere, Documentary, Colombia/ France/ Germany, 2017, Dir. Natalia Orozco, 120 min, Spanish with English subtitles

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Feature Director BIO – Natalia Orozco
Natalia Orozco is a filmmaker, independent news correspondent and two-time winner of the Simon Bolivar National Journalism Award (2010 and 2011). She has covered elections, wars, and geopolitical conflicts for American and European international media (NTN24, UNIVISION, CADENA SER, RFI) and has participated in documentaries made by Discovery Channel, ZDF and Arte Germany. Her documentary Guantanamo Until When (2010) reflected a critical approach to the human costs of the war.