My Bolivia: Remembering What I Never Knew: Film Screening and Director's Talk

Film - Feature | April 3 | 7 p.m. | 160 Kroeber Hall

 Center for Latin American Studies

Filmmaker Rick Tejada Flores unravels secrets of his family’s past in Bolivia, discovering his grandfather’s hidden role as President during one of the bloodiest wars in Latin America. From downtown La Paz to the remote mountain town of Llojeta, Tejada Flores explores how his family, as part of the white ruling class, perpetuated disparities in rural indigenous communities. He finds a family and a nation struggling to come to terms with their history. 56 minutes. English and Spanish with English subtitles.

Rick Tejada-Flores has over 40 years of experience in film and television. His award-winning documentary films have been widely exhibited at festivals, including the Sundance Film Festival and the San Francisco International Film Festival.

This screening is free and open to the public. No ticket required.

 CA, 5106422088