The Latin Corner will show the Cannes award winning film ‘The Wind Journeys’ every night from Sunday 15 April to Thursday 19 April at 8pm.
Venue: Latin Corner
273 Camden Road London N7 0JN
More info: http://www.latincorner.co.uk
Ignacio Carrillo travelled all his life throughout the villages and regions of northern Colombia, carrying music and traditional songs on his accordion, a legendary instrument that is said to be cursed, because it once belonged to the devil. As he became older, he got married and settled with his wife in a small town, leaving his nomadic life behind. When she suddenly dies, he decides to make one last journey to the Northern edge of the country, to return the accordion to the man who gave it to him, his teacher and mentor, so he will never play it again. On the way, he is joined by Fermín, a teenager who dreams of becoming a “juglar” like Ignacio, and to travel all around playing the accordion like he did. Tired of his loneliness, Ignacio accepts to be accompanied, and together they start the journey from Majagual, Sucre, to Taroa, beyond the Guajira desert, finding on the way the enormous diversity of the Caribbean culture and surviving all kinds of adventures. Ignacio will try to convince Fermín to take a different path in his life, having learned that his only led to solitude and sadness, but he will have to face the fact that destiny has different plans for him and his pupil. —Cannes Film Festival
The Wind Journeys (Spanish: Los viajes del viento) is a 2009 Colombian film, written and directed by Ciro Guerra. It was filmed in 80 locations in Northern Colombia. The film is spoken in Spanish, Palenquero, Wayuunaiki, and Ikun.