Archives / 1990 Sundance Film Festival

Love, Women and Flowers (Amor, Mujeres Y Flores)

Director: Marta Rodriguez, Jorge Silva

Institute History

  • 1990 Sundance Film Festival

Description

In 1987 Colombian filmmaker Jorge Silva died at the age of forty-six. At the time of his death, he was working on Amor, Mujeres y Flores with his companera, Marta Rodriguez, who completed the film, a chilling expose of the political and ecological exploitation (including cocaine smuggling) which takes place in connection with the production and export of Colombian carnations. You may have forgotten what a powerful impact a documentary can have, but after viewing this one, you’ll think twice the next time you buy carnations.

Screening Details

  • Section: Colombian Cinema: From Magic to Realism; Marta Rodriguez Program
  • Film Type: Documentary Short
  • Country: Colombia
  • Run Time: 25 min.
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