Luis Ospina

Luis Ospina – Un tigre de papel AKA A Paper Tiger (2008)

The life of Pedro Manrique Figueroa, a pioneer of collage in Colombia, is like an adventure novel that is both incomplete and contradictory. Taking his life and work as a pretext, this mockumentary takes the viewer on a journey through history from the year 1934 up until 1981, when the artist mysteriously disappeared from view. Un tigre de papel is itself a collage, where art and politics rub shoulders, and where truth and lies are placed side by side. Read More »

Luis Ospina & Raoul Ruiz – Capítulo 66 (1994)

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A wild short made as part of a filmmaking workshop that Raúl Ruiz ran in Bogotá in October 1993. Read More »

Carlos Mayolo & Luis Ospina – Agarrando pueblo AKA The Vampire of Poverty (1977)

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Film about film-makers who use the Colombian poor to make their films. Read More »

Luis Ospina – Todo comenzó por el fin AKA It All Started at the End (2015)

It All Started At the End is the self-portrait of the “Grupo de Cali”, also known as “Caliwood”, a group of cinephiles, who in the midst of the wild partying and historical chaos of the 70s and 80s, managed to produce a body of work now considered a fundamental part of Colombia’s film heritage. It is also is the clinical history of the filmmaker, who fell gravely ill during the production of the film. It’s the story of a survivor. Read More »