Mar 9, 2006
An eye-opening documentary that just lays the truth out there without making any judgments about the way these people live.
Jan 26, 2006
This is no well-meaning, Western-interventionist Born Into Barrios with a sweet ending. . . . La Sierra is devastating, mournful, and unshakeable.
Nov 9, 2005
This courageous documentary takes viewers to a small hillside community in Medellín where an illegal right-wing paramilitary group holds power.
Nov 8, 2005
Eschewing both cool detachment and exploitative sentimentality, Dalton and Martinez find the ideal emotional distance from their subjects, depicting La Sierra as a sociological nightmare, while never letting us forget that real people actually live there.