Days of the Whale

Director: Catalina Arroyave Restrepo Run Time: 80 min. Rating: NR Language: Spanish

Starring: Carlos Fonnegra, David Escallon Orrego, Valeria Castano Fajardo

About the film:

This story, set in Medellín, Colombia, follows a group of young graffiti artists as they rebel against the gang controlling their neighborhood. Awarded the 2019 SXSW CherryPicks Special Jury Recognition for female voices in filmmaking.

“Delivers a vibrantly alive portrayal of a city too easily associated with violence and drug cartels.”

– Frank Scheck, Hollywood Reporter

About the filmmaker:

Colombian director Catalina Arroyave Restrepo spoke about being honest and courageous with her internationally acclaimed debut feature. She founded the production company Rara Colectivo Audiovisual in 2010, which hosts her Spanish language short film El Truco.

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MAJOR SUPPORT
Ohio Arts Council
Greater Columbus Arts Council
The Columbus Foundation
Campus Partners
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WOSU Public Media

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