Laura Mora’s film Los reyes del mundo (The Kings of the World) won the Golden Shell for Best Film at the 70th edition of the San Sebastián International Film Festival.
Mora’s second feature film proved popular with the critics. The film also received the Feroz Zinemaldia 2022 Award and the SIGNIS Award.
Los reyes del mundo is a film about disobedience, friendship and the dignity that exists in resistance. Five children that live on the streets of Medellin embark on a journey to the Colombian Bajo Cauca to claim a piece of land that one of them has inherited. On their odyssey to this land where they can finally be free, they will confront violence and discover beauty. They will celebrate life and friendship, without being able to escape the fate that the world has in store for them.