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The Mushrooms / Los Hongos / Houby

Oscar Ruiz Navia
Director: Oscar Ruiz Navia
Cast list: Jovan Alexis Marquinez, Calvin Buenaventura, Atala Estrada, Gustavo Ruiz Montoya, María Elvira Solis, Dominique Tonnelier
Screenplay: Oscar Ruiz Navia
Director of Photography: Sofia Oggioni Hatty
Editor: Felipe Guerrero
Music: La llegada del dios rata, Zalama Crew, Sebastián Escofet
Producer: Diana Bustamente, Gerylee Polanco Uribe, Oscar Ruiz Navia
Distribution: FiGa Films
Rights: FiGa Films
Country: Colombia
Year: 2014
Running time (min.): 103
Presentation format: 2k digital
Language: Spanish
Subtitles: Czech, English
Movie synopsis: Ras and Calvin are from different social backgrounds. Apart from friendship, they are connected especially by their love for graffiti. Los Hongos follows their journey together to the first big art project which has a highly political context. It is an act in support of the Arab Spring demonstrators. Los Hongos is a realistic drama that often uses documentary methods. Director Oscar Ruiz Navia frequently emphasises the importance of the film's title in his interviews. The main characters live in a corrupt, rotten society, and just like for mushrooms, this situation is the condition for their growth, existence, and development. The film received Special Jury Prize at Locarno festival.
Awards and Nominations:
Locarno IFF 2014 - Special Jury Prize - Filmmakers of the present
Rotterdam IFF 2014 - Hubert Bals Fund Lions Film Award
 

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with support of
Instituto Cervantes de Praga
Instituto Cervantes de Praga
Screenings
20.03.2015 / 15:00 Praha |CineStar Anděl, # 3, Rádio Impuls     buy ticket Add to My Program
21.03.2015 / 11:15 Praha |CineStar Anděl, # 3, Rádio Impuls     buy ticket Add to My Program
22.03.2015 / 19:30 Praha |CineStar Anděl, # 3, Rádio Impuls     buy ticket Add to My Program
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