Here’s your daily dose of an indie film in progress; at the end of the week, you’ll have the chance to vote for your favorite.
residents of coastal Colombia who live in the crosshairs of the drug
trafficking drugs up the coast of Colombia. Beneath the waves, they tow
a narco-torpedo filled with millions of dollars of cocaine. Together
they must brave the war-torn region while navigating the growing tension
This isn’t another movie glamorizing the drug trade, it’s a film
revealing the realities of the children, fishermen, and families who are
forced to be part of this world. We want to captivate viewers through
action and suspense, giving them a glimpse into the oft-neglected
troubles that plague the people of this region.
Co-Writer, Director of Photography: Alan Blanco
Producer: Elena Greenlee
Producer: Márcia Nunes
Co-Producer: Mirlanda Torres Zapata
Advisor: Spike Lee
granted special access to Malaga Naval base, where I explored
narco-submarines confiscated by the Colombian Navy. What struck me most
were the realities of those ensnared by this world. Over the next two
years, I returned to the region and listened to their deeply personal
accounts of how their lives remain entrenched in the drug trade.
“I arrived in Colombia with a passion for discovering the local stories; I
left with an idea for a film that will speak to audiences across the
globe.” — Josef Wladyka