José Luis Rugeles

José Luis Rugeles – Alias María (2015)

A vision of Colombia’s inhuman armed conflict, seen through the eyes of a young – and pregnant – girl soldier.

Alias Maria (Spanish: Alias María) is a 2015 Colombian drama film directed by José Luis Rugeles Gracia. It was screened in the Un Certain Regard section at the 2015 Cannes Film Festival. It received the Golden Goats Award for the Best Feature Movie for the Young People at the 2016 Ale Kino! Festival. It was also selected as the Colombian entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 89th Academy Awards but was not nominated. Read More »