FICCI Movie Reviews

Letters from War by Christopher Gordon On the weekend of March 4th, I met some volunteers in Cartagena for FICCI: Festival Internacional Cine Colombia de Indias. The first movie of the weekend that we watched was Cartas da Guerra, a 2016 Portuguese film directed by Ivo M. Ferreira. Shot in black-and-white, the film details the … Continue reading FICCI Movie Reviews


The Mazzino Band: Now and Then

By Rick Grijalva It all began with a conversation I had with Peter when I was fresh off the plane. We were hanging out in Hotel Caribe at a Peace Corps get-together, where boxed wine and the smell of feet circulated around the little crowded room. We were talking about music and I mentioned that … Continue reading The Mazzino Band: Now and Then

At the Show: Concert Review

By Christopher Gordon A Night of Colombian Indie Rock September 18, 2015 I went to the Barranquilla Indie Rock Music Festival at El Callejón, located on Cra 43 and Calle 70. It was a cool outdoor bar with a big stage. For some reason it was sponsored by Budweiser and not a Colombian brand. The thing … Continue reading At the Show: Concert Review