GCSE Study Session/Los Colores de la montaña

Recommended for: GCSE and equivalent level Spanish

Screening: Los Colores de la montaña (The Colours of the Mountain, 2010)

A tense atmosphere of foreboding creeps over this film, as the inhabitants of a scenic mountain village are revealed to be living in ever-greater danger from guerrilla fighters operating in their area. When a prized football is sent flying into a minefield, nine year old Manuel refuses to abandon it

Topics: Childhood, relationships with family and friends, life in Colombia, Civil War and art.