Between Fire and Water

Between Fire and Water

Colombia

2020

92 min

Colombia

2020

92 min

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Camilo is the adopted son of an indigenous couple of the Quillasinga tribe from the Cocha lagoon, in the southwest of Colombia. He is the only black person in his community and has always felt different. For years, he has been wondering about his biological parents. The Quillasinga governor gives him ayahuasca, a sacred remedy for spiritual guidance. During this transcendent experience, Camilo has visions of his biological mother. Supported by his adoptive father, Camilo embarks on a journey to find his true identity.

Camilo is the adopted son of an indigenous couple of the Quillasinga tribe from the Cocha lagoon, in the southwest of Colombia. He is the only black person in his community and has always felt different. For years, he has been wondering about his biological parents. The Quillasinga governor gives him ayahuasca, a sacred remedy for spiritual guidance. During this transcendent experience, Camilo has visions of his biological mother. Supported by his adoptive father, Camilo embarks on a journey to find his true identity.

Original Language

Spanish

Direction

Viviana Gomez Echeverry

Camera

Viviana Gomez Echeverry

Editing

Anton Wenzel

Sound

Jose Jairo Florez

Producer

Sonia Barrera Gutierrez/ Viviana Gomez Echeverry

Filmmaker

Filmmaker

Viviana Gómez Echeverry is a Colombian director, producer, and cinematographer. She studied Social Communication at the Javeriana University in Bogota. In Spain she specialized in cinematography and received a Master’s degree in Scriptwriting. She is an alumnus of Chicken & Egg Pictures, Talents Buenos Aires, the Tribeca Film Institute, the Colombian Film Fund, and Bolivia Lab. Her credits two short films, Exotic Tropical and 16th Birthday (writer and director) and Life is Sacred, (co-director with Andreas Dalsgaard and director of photography), produced by two-time Oscar-nominated production company Final Cut for Real. Her first feature film Keyla was selected for the Warsaw Film Festival, the Curaçao International Film Festival Rotterdam, the Sao Paulo Latin-American Film Festival, and the Cartagena International Film Festival, among others. Viviana also worked as director of photography on documentaries including The Eternal Night of Twelve Moons, selected for the Berlin Film Festival , and Neonatal, selected for the Chicago International Film Festival.

Viviana Gómez Echeverry is a Colombian director, producer, and cinematographer. She studied Social Communication at the Javeriana University in Bogota. In Spain she specialized in cinematography and received a Master’s degree in Scriptwriting. She is an alumnus of Chicken & Egg Pictures, Talents Buenos Aires, the Tribeca Film Institute, the Colombian Film Fund, and Bolivia Lab. Her credits two short films, Exotic Tropical and 16th Birthday (writer and director) and Life is Sacred, (co-director with Andreas Dalsgaard and director of photography), produced by two-time Oscar-nominated production company Final Cut for Real. Her first feature film Keyla was selected for the Warsaw Film Festival, the Curaçao International Film Festival Rotterdam, the Sao Paulo Latin-American Film Festival, and the Cartagena International Film Festival, among others. Viviana also worked as director of photography on documentaries including The Eternal Night of Twelve Moons, selected for the Berlin Film Festival , and Neonatal, selected for the Chicago International Film Festival.

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michael@filmotor.com