Bogota: fragments of a city

United States, 1979

Film
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A young photographer walks through the streets of Colombia’s capital, capturing images of life in what he characterises as a sad and old city. His expressive sepia coloured stills of people and his personal impressions and reactions heard in voice-over form the focus of this film.

Credits

director

Jan-henk Kleijn

producer

Manuel Rivos

production company

International Film Foundation

Language

English

Duration

00:15:00:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

32670

Subject categories

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Cities and towns

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Colombia

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Fontibon (Bogota, Columbia)

Crafts & Visual Arts → Photography

Crafts & Visual Arts → Photography, Artistic

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - United States

Places → Colombia

Places → Fontibon (Bogota, Columbia)

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

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