Sebastián
Pinzón
Silva



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Sebastián Pinzón Silva is a  filmmaker from Bogotá, Colombia. He studied film and television at the Savannah College of Art and Design and documentary media at the Northwestern University MFA program. His work has screened at festivals including Locarno, True/False, and New Directors/New Films. Sebastián is a Sundance Documentary Fellow, Catapult Film Fund Fellow, and one of Filmmaker Magazine’s 25 New Faces of Independent Film.

Sebastián
Pinzón
Silva


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Minding the Gap 

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(2018, 4k, 93mins)’





“Three young men bond together to escape volatile families in their Rust Belt hometown. As they face adult responsibilities, unexpected revelations threaten their decade-long friendship.”





Practice (trailer)

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(2018, 4k, 93mins)



“How does an individual become a part of a larger group of human beings and learn to move in unison? Filmed near a Shaolin temple in Henan, China, Practice expresses the director’s love for individuals engaging in collective practice. Filmed masterfully with the creative use of a drone, the film is a mesmerizing visual choreography where hundreds of people dance like one.“





Abacus: Small Enough to Jail

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(2016, HD, 88mins)



From acclaimed director Steve James (Hoop Dreams, The Interrupters, Life Itself), Abacus: Small Enough To Jail tells the incredible saga of the Chinese immigrant Sung family, owners of Abacus Federal Savings of Chinatown, New York. Accused of mortgage fraud by Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus R. Vance, Jr., Abacus becomes the only U.S. bank to face criminal charges in the wake of the 2008 financial crisis. The indictment and subsequent trial forces the Sung family to defend themselves--and their bank’s legacy in the Chinatown community--over the course of a five-year legal battle.




Hamtramck

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(2020, HD, 93 mins)




Hamtramck, USA is a documentary film exploring life and democracy in America's first Muslim majority city.




A Poet Long Ago

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(2013, HD, 13 min)




Hamtramck, USA is a documentary film exploring life and democracy in America's first Muslim majority city.