Home – the country of illusion

Lilia has lived in eight countries around the world. Now, at age 67, she grows old alone in Portugal. Her daughter asks her if she has found home in a dialogue that becomes universal while talking about identity, homeland and sense of belonging.

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World Premiere

56 International Film Festival Cartagena de Indias 2016



International Film Festival Cartagena de Indias 2016
DocsBarcelona Medellín 2016 (opening film)
Bogota International Documentary Film Festival MIDBO 2016
Muestra de Cine en Femenino 2016
Cine Foro Mujeres y Cine 2016
Colombian Film Festival New York 2017
Panorama Colombian Film Festival Berlin 2017
FICSUR Buenos Aires 2017
Colombian Film Festival Medellín 2017
Festival Filmouflage Berlin 2017 (closing film)
International Documentary Film Festival about Migration and Exile CEME DOC México 2017
Contemporary Aesthetics of Uprooting in Ibero-American Cinema Showcase Bogotá 2017
Festival de Cine Global Dominicano Santo Domingo 2018
DOC:CO Colombian Showcase Generación Cine 2018


Prizes and Nominations

Premio Señal Colombia 2016,
Premio Nacional Cinemateca IDARTES 2016
“Best Documentary”, nominated, Colombian National Film Prize, Premios Macondo 2017

Duration and Tech Specs: 85 min, DCP/Blue Ray/DVD, Color, 1.85 aspect ratio
Subject: migration, women, biography
Genre: Documentary
Subtitles: Spanish, English, German
Production Company: Global Eyes Production (Colombia), Red Desert Films (Portugal) 2016
Project Bio: LisbonDocs 2013 (Portugal), Encuentros Cartagena 2014 (Colombia), Bogotá Audiovisual Market “Screenings” 2016 (Colombia)
Financed by: ProImágenes Colombia, Stilo Impresores, Goethe Institut, crowdfunding campaign
Sales: Global Eyes Production (worldwide, except Portugal), Red Desert Films (Portugal)
Merchandising: DVD, film poster, booklet – Online Shop