Unwanted Witness

A feature documentary by Juan José Lozano

SYNOPSIS

Hollman Morris is an internationally acclaimed journalist whose weekly television show, Contravía, boldly confronts the violence that ravages his homeland of Colombia. Though he has won prestigious awards abroad, at home he is faced with death threats and intimidation putting a strain on his family life.
A DOLCE VITA FILMS – INTERMEZZO FILMS  coproduction with TELEVISION SUISSE ROMANDE – SSR SRG IDEE SUISSE, ans support from the CENTRE NATIONAL DE LA CINEMATOGRAPHIE and LA VILLE DE GENEVE – DEPARTEMENT DES AFFAIRES CULTURELLES, LE DEPARTEMENT DE L’INSTRUCTION PUBLIQUE DU CANTON DE GENEVE
SOLIDARITE INTERNATIONALE DU CANTON DE GENEVE, LA DIRECTION DU DEVELOPPEMENT ET DE LA COOPERATION (SUISSE), AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL, LE FONDS REGIO, POURCENT CULTUREL MIGROS and LA LOTERIE ROMANDE

 

FESTIVALS

 

04/08 NYON (Best Swiss Documentary Award)

08/08 IFF LOCARNO

09/08 IFF TORONTO

09/08 FILMAR EN AMERICA LATINA GENEVE (Public Award)

10/08 DOK LEIPZIG

12/08 IFF LA HAVANE

12/08 WATCH DOCS, VARSOVIE

01/09 SLAMDANCE

01/09 IFF ROTTERDAM

01/09 SOLEURE FILM FESTIVAL

01/09 FIPA, BIARRITZ

02/09 FICCO CINEMEX, MEXICO

03/09 FFDPM, MONTREAL

03/09 FESTIVAL DU FILM LATINOAMERICAIN, TOULOUSE

03/09 DOK FEST, MUNICH

04/09 MOVIES THAT MATTER, LA HAYE

 

Cast & Crew

  • Script: Juan José LOZANO
  • Image: Sergio MEJIA
  • Sound: Carlos IBANEZ DIAZ
  • Editor: Ana ACOSTA
  • Mixing: Frédéric BIELLE
  • Original score: Vincent HÄNNI  & Gabriel SCOTTI
  • Producers: Marc IRMER & Isabelle GATTIKER

 

Duration: 85 minutes

Shooting format: HD Cam

Screening Format: 35mm 1:1,85 – DCP

 

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