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Escobar Alzate

Juan Diego Escobar Alzate

Colombia

Biography

Juan Diego Escobar Alzate is a filmmaker that has been gaining a name on the latinamerican art scene. He has directed short films and ads that have been awarded worldwide. Juan Diego is passionate about exploring new ways of understanding films, he believes films aren't just a way of entertainment as they must be interpreted as a way through therapy, as a way to self reflection. He is also a collector of giallo films and international hidden gems. He has a big passion for philosophy, astrology and poetry.

Fimography:
2008 Retratos de Una Mente Perturbada por Laura "Portraits of a mind twisted by Laura”
2010 El Arbol "The Tree”
2010 El Regalo "The Gift”
2010 El Día Despues de Navidad "The day after Christmas”
2010 Desde el Otoño hasta los Huesos "From Autumn to the Bone”
2010 Ojos para Ver Teaser Trailer 1 "Eyes to see Teaser trailer 1”
2010 Ojos Para Ver teaser Trailer 2 "Eyes to see Teaser Trailer 2”
2011 BARS 2011 William Burroughs: the syringe is the nightmare
2011 "Z" A Film by Juan Diego Escobar
2011 Trailer for the book "El daño no es de ayer" by Ignacio Padilla
2011 Trailer for the book "Malditos, hermosos" by Miguel Mendoza Luna
2013 Live.Life.Dearest.Dream
2013 Live Life Dearest (feature length)
2014 Eight farewells for Christmas eve

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Live Life Dearest

Live Life Dearest (Orig.) / 2013 / Colombia, Netherlands, United States / 36 min

A nostalgic journey through childhood, innocence, and hope formed from the memories of a dreamer who comes to the realization that they aren't the dreamer at all; they are just being dreamed.

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