Colombian Film Festival - Sofia y El Terco / Sophia and the Stubborn

The Australian National Centre for Latin American Studies and the Embassy of Colombia present the first film of the Colombian Film Festival:


Sofia Y El Terco / Sophia and the Stubborn


GENRE / GÉNERO  Drama - Comedy /Comedia dramática (80 mins, 2012)
DIRECTOR  Andrés Burgos Vallejo (Colombian)
Sofía”     Carmen Maura         (Spanish)
"Alfredo”        Gustavo Angarita     (Colombian)
“Mercedes”     Constanza Duque     (Colombian)


Sofia is a woman who has never left her village. She and husband Alfredo, both live a quiet and predictable life at the top of the Andes, far from the coast. This year, Alfredo has promised her to fulfil her dream of going to the Caribbean, but he always finds an excuse for delay the trip. Sofia fears that life will not provide her, a new opportunity to this dream, but suddenly she feels enough courage as to pursue her adventure. Stubborn Alfredo, cannot imagine the lesson is about to learn.



Audience Award.            Biarritz International Festival of Latin American Movies.    2012

Special Prize from the Jury, “Colombia 100%” - Cartagena International Film Festival FICCI-, 2012.

Feature Film Production, from the Colombian National Fund for Film Development 2010.

Feature Script Development, from the Colombian National Fund for Film Development 2007.



The showing of the film (80 minutes) will be followed by light food and beverages through the kind support of the Embassy of Colombia.

This movie is recommended for viewers 18 years and over.

The Film is in Spanish with English subtitles.

Admission is free. No RSVP required.

Date & time

Tue 10 Nov 2015, 12am


Haydon-Allen Lecture Theatre (The Tank), ANU


Claudia Villegas


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