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Pacific Alliance Film Festival - GABO

GABO (Colombia)

The Magic of Reality' is a documentary that explores the life of Colombian Nobel Laureate Gabriel Garcia Márquez from his humble beginnings until he became one of the most famous Latin American writers. The documentary presents how the political struggles of Latin America in the 70s and 80s, influenced García Marquez’ work creating amazing masterpieces such as “One Hundred Years of Solitude” but also strong testimonials of Colombia’s contemporary history in ¨News of a Kidnapping” (Noticia de un Secuestro). Testimonials by family members, friends, co-workers, journalists and writers and politicians, highlight the life of the Colombian writer and explore the significance of García Márquez journalistic writings, his personality, and his perception of reality.

This film will be in Spanish with English subtitles.  It is part of the 2nd annual Pacific Alliance Film Festival.  



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