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educacion prohibidaThe Forbidden Education (La Educación Prohibida) 2012

The Forbidden Education was released in 2012 as an independent documentary. The film documents diverse alternative education practices and unconventional schools throughout Latin America. The film covers educational approaches such as popular education, Montessori, progressive education, Waldorf, homeschooling. This documentary is divided into 10 thematic episodes, each presenting a different aspect of education in the school context and outside of it. Topics include the history of the school system, authority and power in schools, evaluation and segregation of students, social function of educational institutions, and the role of teachers and families.

two_escobars_xlgThe Two Escobars (Los Dos Escobares) 2010

This documentary of the rise and fall of Colombian soccer backed by drug money. “Los Dos Escobares” features the life of the Escobar brothers. Both had a passion for soccer, yet one turned to drugs to raise funds for a league of talented players while the other worked his way to become one of the best defenders in the international scene. Their two paths widen as Pablo Escobar’s cartel falls into violence which eventually drags down the entire team and tarnishes Colombia’s international image.

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