In the violent and complex conflict that has racked Colombia, the most vulnerable are always the most affected. The URABÁ TRILOGY presents the stories of Afrocolombian peasants displaced from their land in the armed conflict between the national army, Colombian guerillas, and the right-wing paramilitary in the isolated province of the Chocó.
"Soraya Palacios has to abandon her homeland after her husband's assassination by paramilitaries. As a mother of six children, she does her best to provide as much as she can for them. Like so many other Afro-Colombian women displaced from Choco, her daily struggle reflects her desire to resist forgetting her culture and history". --African Diaspora Film Festival
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