JUNE 15, 2019. 4:00 PM.
Director Jorge Giraldo present for Q&A
Reception to follow
25 Broadway, New York, NY 10004
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ORIGINAL TITLE: Nueve disparos
DIRECTOR: Jorge Giraldo, Carlos Aristizabal
CAST: Jorge Andrés Giraldo Antía, Blanca Antía Zertuchini
PRODUCERS: Jorge Andrés Giraldo Antía, Carlos Rodríguez Aristizábal
Date completed: 2017
Film Category: Documentary
Length of Film: 60 min
In Nine Shots, Jorge confronts the images he and his mother recorded throughout their lives, creating a first-person account about his trials, tribulations, and the dreams he realized through bloodshed.
This testimony also shines a light on the youths going to combat in Colombia's internal armed conflict -whichever side they may fight for-and the mothers who give birth to sons thrust into a war.
Jorge Giraldo was born in Cali in 1980. Nine Shots is his first film. It is the result of his graduate thesis, supervised by the documentarist Carlos Rodríguez Aristizábal, who then participated in the script and final editing of the film.
Before attending university, Giraldo toured as a a Marine of the Colombian Navy. While in battle he suffered an ambush by guerrilla forces, and was shot nine times, changing the course of his life.