City of Knowledge invites you to the presentation of the documentary “La Negociación” and a conversation with its director, Margarita Martínez, on Wednesday, June 26 at 5:00 p.m. at the City of Knowledge Convention Center. Free event open to all public.
With never-before-seen images, exclusive interviews and the voice of all the parties involved, the documentary “La Negociación” (2018) is the intimate story of the long and tortuous peace negotiations between the Colombian government and the FARC guerrillas. It portrays the long search for peace and the difficulty of transforming a country that has only known war.
ABOUT THE DIRECTOR
Margarita Martínez is a Colombian documentary maker and journalist. She won the María Moors Cabot Award for Excellence in Journalism in 2016 and was Nieman Fellow at Harvard University in 2009. She completed her Master’s in Journalism and International Relations at Columbia University in New York and is an attorney at the University of the Andes. He worked as a correspondent for the Associated Press for seven years, where he covered the Colombian conflict in one of the peaks of violence.
His first documentary, “La Sierra” about a paramilitary band in Medellín, had one of the largest audiences in Colombia, was nominated for the Independent Spirit Award in Los Angeles, among other recognitions and presented on the main television channels of the world.
More info about the film: https://www.lanegociaciondocumental.com/