Matthew Heineman (A Private War), director, producer, cinematographer, editor; Mariana Trevino (film debut), writer; JuanCamilo Cruz (City of Ghosts), Myles Estey (Cartel Land) and Joedan Okun (The Carrier), producers; H. Scott Salinas (The Banker), composer; Drew Daniels (It Comes at Night), Clair Popkin (Free Solo) and Max Preiss (Let The Bell Ring), cinematographers; Sebastian Hernandez (The Squad), Fernando Villegas (film debut), Pax Wassermann (Which Way Home) and David Zieff (My Father’s Garden), editors
WHAT’S IT ABOUT?
Colombian reggaeton superstar J Balvin prepares for his 2019 homecoming concert, amidst a difficult political climate which causes him to question his responsibility as an artist to his millions of fans…
IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?
Oscar-nominated filmmaker Matthew Heineman documents the week leading up to international music star J Balvin’s legendary concert in his home town, exploring both the surrounding political unrest and the struggles of setting an example in the public eye.