“One of the most powerful documentaries about the human casualties of the Mexican drug wars”: Heather Haynes, from HotDocs In the Mexican narco-war, thousands of mothers search for their missing sons and daughters. In Portraits of a Search, the stories of Natividad, Guadalupe and Margarita intertwine to convey the different forms of confronting the search and uncertainty.+ info
In one side, a 5-year-old girl. In the other, a substance derivated from cannabis sativa which ends a the chlid's seizures due to a rare and incubable type of epilepsy. Between them, a law that prevents the treatment. ILLEGAL shows a mother's fight to ensure her daughters right to health. Her struggle originated a national movement towards the legalization of medicinal marijuana in Brazil.
Fresh and exciting! A group of friends, 4 Chileans and a chef from New Zealand, decide to travel around South America to discover its culture and people through food. After meeting in Santiago de Chile, they start the journey heading north across 11 countries, getting to know their traditions and meeting street cooks, gastronomists and popular characters.+ info
Sons of the Stars is a trip through the history of the people of America and their vision of the sky. This series travels through Latin America to discover the secrets of ancient temples devoted to stars in the Universe and to visit the world’s largest astronomical observatories, following the path of prestigious scientists. This trip will show us how the cosmos inspires humanity and the arts.+ info