Medellin Barrio Triste

Giovanni Patiño (alias Papa Giovanni) is a man who tries to look after the street children the drug addicts and prostitutes, a local hero who has dozens of them in his care, administers vaccinations, encourages them to play football as an alternative method of escape. He is also one of the few survivors from the cast of the “La Vendedora de Rosas”. Today Papa Giovanni is also a cultural agent for Barrio Triste he aims to steer his foundation towards a movie and TV production house and finish his own feature film called Lola…drones.

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