Life

August, a young scientist and his sister Andromache, travel through outer space searching for extraterrestrial life. When they find it in dying planet, they'll decide to start a new journey with the purpose of saving their own species.

  • Carlos Santiago Amézquita Villamizar
    Director
  • Carlos Santiago Amézquita Villamizar
    Writer
  • Isabel Cristina Torres
    Producer
  • Carlos Santiago Amézquita Villamizar
    Producer
  • Nataly Rojas
    Key Cast
    "Andromaca"
  • Leonardo Martínez
    Key Cast
    "Augusto"
  • Project Title (Original Language):
    Vida
  • Project Type:
    Feature, Student
  • Genres:
    Sci-Fi
  • Runtime:
    1 hour 4 minutes 33 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    October 4, 2016
  • Production Budget:
    11,000 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    Colombia
  • Country of Filming:
    Colombia
  • Language:
    Spanish
  • Shooting Format:
    Digital
  • Aspect Ratio:
    16:9
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    Yes
  • Student Project:
    Yes - National University of Colombia
  • Zinema Zombie Fest
    Bogota D.C.
    Colombia
    November 27, 2016
  • AFC Global Fest
    Kolkata
    India
    November 12, 2017
    Indian premiere
    Official Selection
  • Blood Window

    Argentina
Director Biography - Carlos Santiago Amézquita Villamizar

Carlos Santiago Amézquita Villamizar (Colombia. 1990 —Currently based in Mexico). MA in Creative Writing. Poet, screenwriter and researcher. Winner of the first prize for poetry in the Huila (Colombia) Literature Contest in 2019 and 2022, and for short story in 2021. His poems have been published in magazines and anthologies in Mexico, Argentina and Colombia. He has participated in festivals both in written poetry and film poetry. As a screenwriter, he has dabbled in science fiction, fantasy, and drama, and more recently in hybrid documentary. In 2016, he directed a feature film titled VIDA, which has participated in festivals and screenings in Colombia, India, and Argentina.

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Director Statement

I have a profound interest in the encounter between fantasy and philosophy, specially in the possible worlds and narratives that derive from that relationship. My main goal is to explore time and experience in alternative realities.