Category: film reviews
Crab Trap tells the story of Daniel and the relationship he has with La Barra, a little black community in Colombia’s Pacific coast. In it, he meets with Cerebro, the leader of the Afro-descendant natives who are having territorial issues with a white man called El Paisa, who wants to build a hotel on the beach.
On the Edge of Light and Shadow is a documentary that spans seven years in the life of a Brazilian actress, who devotes herself to working with the prisoners in Carandiru. A couple of the prisoners, Rap duo 509-E members Dexter and Afro-X, who were there for different sentences, are encouraged to create music.
La Yuma tells the story of a girl from the poor neighborhoods of Managua, Nicaragua, who wants to become a professional boxer. As she deals with her possible love life, as well as her family life with her younger siblings, she finally gets the chance to train under renown boxing trainer Polvorita.