Dynamic documentary exploring hip-hop culture's influence on Buenos Aires, Argentina and vice versa.



Feature-length documentary on the Resistance to the 2009 coup in Honduras.

EL DIARIO DE AGUSTIN (Agustin's Newspaper)


A multi-award winning documentary that questions the power of Chile's most influential newspaper.

Hip Hop Revolucion (Documentary)

Our friends at Alborada Films are asking for support on a new documentary they are making called 'Hip Hop Revolucion'



Barbican Josefin grew up in Sweden hearing a family myth about how her Peruvian aunt, Augusta, died in armed struggle for poor people in Peru.

Los abrazos del rio (The embrace of the river)


A beautiful and haunting documentary about life on the Magdelena, the largest river in Colombia. Dir. Nicolas Rincon Gille, 2010, 73 minutes. Screened in association with Alborada Net.

Growing Change: A Journey Inside 'Food Revolution


Growing Change follows the filmmaker's journey to understand why current food systems leave hundreds of millions of people in hunger. Simon Cunich, 2011, 60 minutes . Part of Movimientos and Alborada Films documentary screenings afternoon.

La batalla de Chile (The Battle of Chile - Part 1, the Insurrection of the Bourgeoisie)


"The Battle of Chile" is a fresco which shows, step by step, the acts that shook the world. Patricio Guzman, 1975, 96 minutes. Part of Movimientos and Alborada Films documentary screenings afternoon.

Alborada Films & Chile 40 Network


Roberto Navarrete from Alborada Films will be showing exclusive clips from his upcoming documentary on the Chilean student movement. Victor Figueroa-Clark and Maria Vasquez-Aguilar will give talks about Salvador Allende and the Chile 40 network as well.



Since 2003 the Mexican government has been trying to build the LA PAROTA hydroelectric dam. If built, it will flood several communities south of Acapulco. The campesinos who have resisted this project show us their lives, work and love for the land in AND THE RIVER FLOWS ON.

Suarez Gold


Film 'Suarez Gold' at 8pm plus Q&A with Minority Rights Group - A film following the Afro-Colombian community of La Toma's brave and sometimes deadly struggle to prevent the invasion of mining companies and defend their ancestral livelihoods at all costs. Hosted by Pablo Navarrete (Alborada Films) with Emma Eastwood (Minority Rights).

Homage - Community - Protest: Three Short Films on Chile

Three glimpses of Chile in 2011. Originally made as a video blog for The New Statesmen, "3 Short Films About Chile" is a trilogy that hinges around the recent momentous student protest movement; the occupations, marches, demonstrations, street actions and web activism and its tremendous impact on the country's political life, as they denounce the most highly privatised education system in the world, and demand the return of free public education.

Esperando El Tsunami

After months of hard work and collaboration, upcoming independent filmmaker Vincent Moon and TransFolk duo Lulacruza have unveiled their latest creation, ESPERANDO EL TSUNAMI. A traveling visual album that lies in between music and cinema, Esperando el Tsunami (translated: Waiting for the Tsunami) is a quest for the sounds and people of present-day Colombia, in a continuous improvisation by the filmmaker and musicians as they composed and created on the road.


The documentary by Fredrik Gertten sheds new light on the global politics of food. Follow the breathtaking case of 12 Nicaraguan banana workers as they tackle the Dole food company in a lawsuit that questions the use of a banned pesticide known to cause sterility

A Vida No Ritmo (Life in the Rhythm)

A soulful portrayal of the significance of music to the people of Rio de Janeiro. It was shot by Rio Film School students in the streets and recording studios; from the beaches, to downtown, to the favelas. The film covers a variety of subcultures and genres, from Favela Funk to AfroReggae. It's since been screened widely at festivals and events across the UK and Brazil, including the London World Film Festival, Movimientos Live and the BFI, and was accredited at the Cannes Short Film Corner 2011.

Gold Fever Cajamarca

The documentary depicts the communities' struggle against this powerful multinational.

Mama Choco

Mama Choco follows Paulina, a displaced mother of 26 children, in her quest to find a place that she and her family can call home in Cali, Colombia.




18 March 2018

Viva Colombia!

From the classic Discos Fuentes 70s/80s era to carnival sounds, we'll be transporting you from the bustling musical hubs of Bogota and Medellin to the Caribbean coast, Barranquilla's Carnival vibes, Cartagena and Valledupar with the feeling of Cumbia and Vallenato parrandas, the Cali salsa style and Afro-Latin rhythms from some of the finest Colombian musicians around in the shape of Conjunto Sabroso plus special guests Nirk Molina "UK Vallenato Kings" to bring the best colombian vibes.

30 March 2018

Love Carnival March

We're back at our spiritual South London home @ CLF Art Cafe - Bussey Building as we host Madrid’s finest exponents of Cumbia and Tropical beats Guacamayo Tropical who have been smashing the tropical scene in Madrid for 6 years now - spreading the traditions of Latin-American and Tropical music, merging them with new rhythms and flavours.

20 April 2018

Tropical Pressure Festival London Launch

Back in Brixton for another funky, eclectic, tropically fired fiesta… this time welcoming Tropical Pressure Festival for their London launch party. Get ready for a fiery blend of African and Latin rhythms, roaring brass, funky bass and a psychedelic accordion! We welcome Afla Sackey & Afrik Bawantu, led by Ghanaian vocalist and djembe drummer, Afla Sackey. Plus Pollito Boogaloo bringing Afro-Colombian tropical vibes with their mix of Cumbia, Vallenato and Puya and Tropical Pressure DJs with a selection of tunes celebrating the rich cultures of Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean.

5 May 2018

Cinco de Mayo

Celebrating Cinco De Mayo with a mix of international live music, DJs, female Mariachis, traditional dance, food and decor with a Mexican twist! Borchi y Su Doble Redoble come direct from Mexico fusing hip hop breaks with brass band fire, Malphino launch their highly anticipated debut LP with a mystical blend of tropical rhythms and all female group Mariachi Las Adelitas bring their unique mariachi flavour to Pop Brixton. With traditional dance from Mestizo Folklore and Atlachinolli Aztec Dance whilst DJs Coco Maria, Borchi, and Cal Jader bring the vibes from the decks before and after, keeping you moving throughout the day and night!