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La Playa DC

La Playa DC

Original Title: La Playa DC
Directors: Juan Andres Arango Garcia
Colombia
Spanish with subtitles
90 min min
Cinema of the Americas
New Directors Competition

Synopsis:
Tomás, an Afro-Colombian teenager driven from his home by war, settles with his brothers in the section of Bogota known (ironically) as “La Playa.” Working as a barber’s apprentice, Tomás is just beginning to find a place for himself when his younger brother Jairo disappears. Tomás must make a risk-filled journey in search of Jairo, a rite of passage that forces him to find, and earn, his own identity in this impressive, wonderfully energetic debut film.

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