Esteban escaped poverty in the ghetto when he was thirteen, by running away from home and joining the FARC guerrilla movement in Colombia.
With the peace process underway Esteban’s life changes when he performs at a Peace Concert and is spotted by a famous Colombian producer. When he is invited to perform in Bogota, a career as a musician is beginning to look possible. However, he must first make his own peace with his past and reconnect with his family in Cali.
This project has been supported by One World Media, Grasp the Nettle Films and Vixen Films. The film was premiered at the Doc’n Roll music film festival in London in November 2018. Since then it has been shown at film festivals in New York and Mexico.
Doc'n Roll Film Festival (Premiere) - London, UK - 18.11.18
Workers Unite Film Festival - New York, USA - 13.05.19
Oaxaca Film Festival - Oaxaca, Mexico - 08.10.19
Alborada 10 event - London - 30.11.19