Birds of Passage
aka Pájaros de verano First screened in October 2018
Directors: Cristina Gallego and Ciro Guerra. Cast: Natalia Reyes, José Acosta, Carmiña Martínez, Jhon Narváez, Greider Meza, José Vicente. Screenplay: Maria Camila Arias and Jacques Toulemonde Vidal. Twitter Capsule:
A bold gangster drama, unique in many aspects, yet disconcertingly loyal to tropes you might expect it to contest.
Even when I found it too beholden to landmarks in its genre, I couldn't deny the vivid presentation or its unique sociocultural contexts.