Film: Laura Huertas Millan, Sol Negro, 2016

By |April 7th, 2019|Country: |

A gentle portrait of a Colombian opera singer who struggles with addiction and mental health issues

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I believe this to be the first film by filmmaker Laura Huertas Millan, who has become a definite discovery for me in 2019. It tells of Nohemi Millan, the author’s aunt, an opera singer who struggles with addiction and mental health issues. A tender, humane portrait of a tender human, with a close consideration of the way one’s illness and addiction send ripples on the existence of their relatives. Succinct but powerful: a lesson in documentary filmmaking for even much more experienced authors.

Sol Negro, 2016
Director:  Laura Huertas Millán

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