Puros criollos

Puros criollos

Néstor Oliveros

Through the exploration of a national myth, El Divino Niño (The Holy Child), Puros Criollos approaches popular Colombian cultures in order to reveal its contradictions, its particularities and, above all, its richness.


Néstor Oliveros Machado is a filmmaker and television producer, with a specialization in business administration and cultural promotion. He works as a teacher and researcher, and as an independent documentary filmmaker. He also creates television series for the international channel EWIN and for the Colombian television station Señal Colombia. Los Puros Criollos was broadcast as a 13-episode series about national symbols viewed from a non-official lens.

Additional Info

  • Country of origin: Colombia
  • Running Time: 30 minutes
  • Release Date: 2009