Alan’s Colombia Diary

November 8, 2014

 


Aluna Screenings in Colombia

November 6, 2014

Alan is currently on a 12 day trip to Colombia for a series of special screenings to raise awareness and support the Kogi following the recent tragedies in the Sierra. The screenings were organised by a superb team of volunteers in the UK and Colombia and a special South American version of the film was […]

 


Aluna to be shown by the City of Santa Marta

October 23, 2014

We have just received news that the City of Santa Marta has requested a commemorative public showing of Aluna in the city’s main plaza on 9th November, which would have been the 22nd birthday of Jacinto Sauna. Jacinto, the son of the Kogis’ political leader Jose Santos Sauna, was murdered at his home on October […]

 


Tragedy Strikes The Indigenous Population Of The Sierra Nevada De Santa Marta

October 22, 2014

A statement has been issued by the Organisation Gonawindua Tairona, which represents the Mamas. A young Kogi, Jacinto Sauna, a young Kogi, has been shot dead in the Colombian city of Santa Marta. The Kogi community to which he belongs is in deep grief. At present no one knows who was responsible or why. Jacinto, […]

 


Why Isn’t the Film Free?

October 3, 2014

Aluna was made by a team of 34 people working in the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta, Colombia, and a London office team of (usually) 3 people, plus the work of a composer, film editors and a major London post-production house. Of course it would be wonderful to have ALUNA translated, dubbed and subtitled in […]