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AFCI Member Locationcolombia.com Versión en Español Others Newsletters September 8, 2015

Launch of New Netflix Series Narcos
Launch of New Netflix Series Narcos

August 28 saw the worldwide launch of the ten-episode Netflix original series Narcos, which chronicles the gripping real-life stories of the drug kingpins of the late 1980s and the corroborative efforts of law enforcement to meet them head on in brutal, bloody conflict. The series is told from the perspective of DEA agents Steve Murphy […]

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US$24 Million from Law 1556
US$24 Million from Law 1556

Thirteen of the fifteen projects that have benefited from Law 1556 already been filmed, using services provided by Colombian companies. Since the law was enacted, these projects have been shot across Colombia, with Bogota, Medellin, Cartagena, Santa Marta and parts of the Guajira province as the most common locations. Most of the projects benefitting from […]

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World Premiere of The Effects of Blunt Force Trauma
World Premiere of The Effects of Blunt Force Trauma

The Effects of Blunt Force Trauma, directed by Ken Sanzel (Nomads, 2010) and filmed in Colombia in 2014, recently premiered at the Montreal Film Festival in Canada. Starring Mickey Rourke (The Wrestler), Ryan Kwanten (True Blood), Freida Pinto (Slumdog Millionaire) and Carolina Gómez (La Lectora), the film was selected for the Focus on World Cinema […]

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Andi Baiz

Andi Baiz, the Cali-born filmmaker known for his feature films Satanás (2007), The Hidden Face (2011), and Roa (2013), was the only Colombian to direct episodes of the Netflix series Narcos, which depicts the war waged by the Colombian government against the now deceased drug kingpin Pablo Escobar. Baiz talked with Location Colombia. How important […]

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Video of the month

Interview with the crew of “Narcos”

Narcos is a Netflix original series, which chronicles the gripping real-life stories of the drug kingpins of the late 1980s and the corroborative efforts of law enforcement to meet them head on in brutal, bloody conflict.  


More about Colombia


Rock in the Park

The past month, Bogota held its eleventh annual Rock in the Park festival, considered to be one of the largest and most important free outdoor events in all of Latin America. Launched in 1995 by Mario Duarte (of the band La Derecha), Julio Correal, and Berta Quintero, deputy director of promotion with the Bogota Institute […]

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Chris Brancato, Writer and Producer Narcos

“I will remember for all of my days the incredible beauty I encountered in Colombia – from the beaches of Santa Marta, to the plains and forest of Ville Vicencio, and of course the incredible allure of Medellin and Bogota.  We shot in communes as well, and were received graciously by the people. We captured shimmering night lights across the city, and the vibrant life of the streets.”


64-A Films

64-A Films

City: Bogotá
Teléfono: +57 1 7657333


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Location of the month

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Choachí Road

Region: Bogota Region
City: Bogotá
Department: Cundinamarca
Name: Choachí Road

The main road is rising in the Egypt Sector, as if traveling to Guadeloupe, following the entire road without deviating a guadalupe, the route will take us straight to Choachi, with a time of approximately 1 hour.

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