LAC Film Series Preview: Los Dos Escobars

LAC Film Series Preview: Los Dos Escobars

Wednesday, 7 May 2014 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Venue: 
Latin American Centre Seminar Room
Speaker(s): 
The film will be presented by Annette Idler, Drugs, Security and Democracy Fellow and DPhil candidate in Development Studies

Violence, football and cocaine: by using these three topics, and two major Colombian figures, a footballer and a drug lord, The Two Escobars probes the greater problems of violence in Colombia.

This documentary (see the trailer) explores the greater problems of Colombian violence in the 90's by interweaving the stories of two Colombians, one an infamous drug lord and the other a promising footballer.