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Colombia: #ColombiaisBeautiful vs. Hollywood

Lina Salazar in the Americas Quarterly blog comments on the movie Colombiana “(yet another) movie in which Colombia is portrayed as a land of cocaine, crime and armed insurrection”. She mentions several initiatives that are looking to change this negative image of Colombia, like #ColombiaisBeautiful, “a grassroots social media campaign on Facebook and Twitter designed to counteract overly negative depictions of Colombia in pop culture.”

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