Colombia: Calling Siloé home

Nov 14, 2023 | Drugs, People, Social, Videos

Colombia’s Siloé neighborhood is infamous for drug dealing and violence, an image that has led to the stigmatization of the barrio’s residents. But the Siloeños are refusing to be labeled as criminals and instead are fighting the negative perception of their neighborhood.
Through initiatives like graffiti artist Apu Siloé’s monumental art pieces and the work of the district historian, David Gómez, who provides visitors with a comprehensive look at the past and present of Siloé, the community is working to change the narrative surrounding their home. Witness Nicole Frölich and Antonia Schaefer’s powerful documentary, as they explore the historic and vibrant Siloé neighborhood and the inspiring stories of the people who call it home.

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