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The Negotiation

June 26 @ 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Date: Wednesday, June 26, 2019
Time: 5:00 p.m.
Place: City of Knowledge Convention Center, building 184
Watch the trailer here: https://bit.ly/2QG3JCZ
More info about the film: https://www.lanegociaciondocumental.com/
Free admission activity, open to all public.

City of Knowledge invites you to the presentation of the documentary “The Negotiation” and a conversation with its director, Margarita Martínez, on Wednesday, June 26 at 5:00 p.m. at the City of Knowledge Convention Center.

With never-before-seen images, exclusive interviews and the voice of all the parties involved, the documentary “The Negotiation” (2018) is the intimate story of the long and tortuous peace negotiations between the Colombian government and the FARC guerrillas. It portrays the long search for peace and the difficulty of transforming a country that has only known war.


Margarita Martínez is a Colombian documentary maker and journalist. She won the María Moors Cabot Award for Excellence in Journalism in 2016 and was Nieman Fellow at Harvard University in 2009. She completed her Master’s in Journalism and International Relations at Columbia University in New York and is an attorney at the University of the Andes. She worked as a correspondent for the Associated Press for seven years, where she covered the Colombian conflict in one of the peaks of violence.

Her first documentary, “La Sierra” about a paramilitary band in Medellín, had one of the largest audiences in Colombia, was nominated for the Independent Spirit Award in Los Angeles, among other recognitions and was presented on the main television channels of the world.