Pariente / Guilty Men

A film by Iván D. Gaona

This film was screened as a part of the 2018 Cine Las Americas International Film Festival (CLAIFF21)

With director Iván D. Gaona in attendance

This feature was preceded by the music video Make It Right (Dile)




Colombia, Drama/Thriller/Western, 2016
115 min, Color
Spanish with English subtitles

Mariana, Willington’s eternal love, is preparing her marriage with René, the cousin of her ex-boyfriend. While Willington tries to get her back, the rumour of a thief in town, and a series of violent deaths that remind them of a fearful past, also endanger Mariana’s new family.

Texas Premiere


Iván D. GaonaIvan D. Gaona was born in Güepsa, Santander on September 26, 1980. In 2004, together with friends from the region, he created the filmmaking collective “Miles Broncas” to explore the creation of short film in Bucaramanga. In 2014, La Banda del Carro Rojo Producciones won the Film Development Fund (FDC) incentive award in the first feature film category. With this grant, the production house was able to film its feature GUILTY MEN in the municipality of Güepsa and rural areas of the municipality of San Benito in Santander province.



Producer: Diana Pérez Mejía
Production Companies: La Banda del Carro Rojo Producciones
Screenwriter: Iván D. Gaona
Cinematographer: Juan Camilo Paredes
Editor: Andrés Porras
Sound Design: Daniel “Gato” Garcés Najar
Music: Edson Velandia
Cast: Willington Gordillo, Heriberto Palacio, René Díaz Calderón, Alfonso López, Leidy Herrera, Suetonio Hernández, Cristian Hernández

Print Source: Breaking Glass Pictures,