Nicolas Gomez Canon: cine y musica, cinema and music. Colombian filmmaker

Modelo Estéreo: Documentary


After being incarcerated for the third time at the Modelo Prison in Bogota, one of the largest and most violent prisons in Colombia, GARO decides to join a group of prisoners searching for a feeling of freedom through making their own music. Their talent attracts the deputy warden, since she sees in them a source of publicity for the prison. She decides to showcase the musical project during an important event. After their presentation, musicians notice they have been used and their disenchantment is evident. Garo is finally released, an yet again he is at risk of returning to his old criminal habits. Can music provide a break in this vicious cycle?

Documentary, 54′, 2018Directed by: Mario Grande Collective (Nicolás Gómez Cañón, George Gallardo Kattah, José Luis Osorio Sánchez, Álvaro Rodríguez and Sergio Durán González) Production: Janus Films (Colombia), Dublin Films (France) and Señal Colombia.


Rencontre du cinéma Latino Américain de Pessac 2018 – Prix du Doc
Festival Biarritz Amérique Latine 2018 – Mention Spéciale du Jury
Festival Traces de Vie (Clermont-Ferrand) 2018
Les Escales Documentaires 2018
Colombian International Film Festival (New York) 2019
Festival Ojoloco 2019
Reflets du Cinéma Ibérique & Latino-Américain(Villeurbanne) 2019
Rencontres du Cinéma d’Amérique Latine et de la Caraïbe(Paris) 2019
FIFAC (Martinique) 2019
Filmar en América Latina (Switzerland) 2019