The search for their murdered father's spirit reunites two siblings after a long time. Juanita Onzaga remains behind the camera, her calm voice accompanying her brother Pablo. Moving between light and darkness, the film sees them venturing beyond Bogotá and deep into the Columbian jungle, where they seek refuge with their family. Trying to uncover their family's secrets, they begin a search for the mystical relationship between life and death.
Belgium / Colombia 2016
Documentary form20 min · Colour
Born in Bogotá, Colombia in 1991, she moved to Belgium to study film at the Luca School of Arts Sint-Lucas and has continued to live there ever since. Moving between these two countries has influenced her storytelling which is inspired by magic realism: populated by ghosts and spirits, the stories are set in fantasy worlds as well as in jungles and cities. She has worked as a cinematographer and director on several short films, documentaries and video clips and is currently developing her first feature film.Filmography (short films)
2014 Skin of the Other 2015 Here/Nowhere 2016 The Jungle Knows You Better Than You Do
Bio- & filmography as of Berlinale 2017