Four years after signing the peace accords with the government, demobilized FARC guerrilla fighters struggle to cope with civilian life, hundreds of them have been killed by paramilitaries and their most symbolic commanders return to the jungle to engage government forces and paramilitaries in combat again. The peace deal has been crushed and war rages on. This film tells the story from both sides of the frontline. UNTITLED FARC FILM is a Bethnal Films and V Films production.
Rodrigo Vazquez was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina in 1969. In 1991 he won two scholarships, one to study at the University of Cinema, where he obtained a BA with Honours in Film Direction, another to study Production at the National Film School in Buenos Aires, where he graduated with a BA in Film Production. In 1995 he moved to the UK, where he joined the National Film & TV School Documentary Direction Department, producing two short films that received various awards and were screened in cinemas world-wide. He began working in TV in 1998 for BBC World. As a freelance producer / director / cameraman he worked extensively for Channel 4’s Unreported World Series, developing its style and content, filming in war zones from Central America to the Middle East. His work has been nominated for Royal Television Society Awards and obtained the prestigious Rory Peck Award for Features in 2003. His work in cinema includes the 90-minute documentary film “Condor: Axis of Evil” which premiered at the 2003 Cannes Film Festival, was nominated by dozens of film festivals around the world and had a cinema release in France and UK.