schweizen is a dynamic film production company founded in 2010 to boost international and Colombian features and documentaries by innovative talent. We seek to explore the contemporary, the revolutionary, the politically urgent, the culturally challenging… Along with new titles for cinema schweizen has different TV series projects in development.
A Vanishing Fog
by Augusto Sandino
Feature – 75min
Colombia, Czech Republic, Norway, USA (English & Sunapakún)
The hallucinatory days of F pass by in the unusual and majestic wasteland of Sumapaz. F, heir and guardian of the territory, carefully takes care of his father. His lonely life is interrupted by Agents of progress who threaten to destroy his fragile balance, forcing him to escape after an agonizing farewell.
A Lomo y Herradura
by Mario Viana García & Nicolás Viana García
Documentary – 72min
An isolated community lives in a desolate territory, resisting the onslaught generated by the armed conflict and the construction of a hydroelectric megaproject. Arrería is part of their legacy and at the same time a form of resistance.
The Shape of Now
by Manuel Correa
Documentary – 70min
Colombia, Norway (Spanish)
Do you remember the war? Ask seven people and you will have seven different versions. The Shape of Now is a creation documentary that seeks to present the difficulties of historical reconstruction for a peaceful future.
by Sebastián Múnera
Feature/Experimental – 78min
Colombia, México (Spanish)
In 2004, a bomb exploded in the public library of Medellín in Colombia. Only one photo exists of the attack, which was never solved. While the calmly moving camera glides lovingly through the building, time and light pass. The result is a brave and poetic attempt to keep history alive.
by Augusto Sandino
Feature – 90min
Three members of the same family experience love at different stages of their lives. Dolores, an older woman who had a lover for thirty years; Rafael, a former sportsman who could never consolidate a family and Laura, a teenage girl who faces a crossroads that can change her fate.
Karen Cries on the Bus
by Gabriel Rojas
Feature – 98min
After ten years of marriage, Karen realizes all what she has left behind. Tired of everything, she decides to leave her husband and start from scratch. She will soon have to decide between returning to comfort or, for the first time, taking over her own life.
We can easily take you to uncharted places of the diverse Colombian geography to satisfy your most ambitious vision. You will be amazed to see what we have access to. We scout locations to deliver your specific needs and take care of all legal aspects and logistics involved incost-effective ways. We work with bilingual (Spanish/English) speaking professionals and crew members in all phases of filmmaking, from concept to delivery.