The 2002 Bojayá massacre was and remains one of the worst mass atrocities in Colombia’s 50-year-long conflict. The victims were never to be properly identified. As a result, Leyner, a community leader and Nobel Peace Prize nominee, decided to become a lawyer to fight for his people’s rights.
Through capturing Leyner’s obstacle-filled quest in real time, a fascinating perspective emerges on the unfolding history of Colombia.
Official Selection: Hot Docs Film Festival
Q+A with director Oisín Kearney
“Allows victims of the conflict to deliver stark testimony with grace and woven with supporting archive material.”— WF
Irish Documentary Competition
Director Oisin Kearney
Producer Trevor Birney
Cast Leyner Palacios
2018 | Ireland, Colombia | 80 min | Documentary