My Bolivia: Remembering What I Never Knew

Film Screening and Director's Talk

Title Conditional: My Bolivia: Remembering What I Never Knew

Directed and Produced by Rick Tejada Flores (USA, 2018)

Wednesday, April 3, 2019
Time: 7:00 pm | 160 Kroeber Hall

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.

Rick Tejeda speaks about his artistic process. (Photo by Danielle Cosmes)
Rick Tejeda speaks to the audience about his artistic process. (Photo by Danielle Cosmes.)

Rick Tejeda answers audience questions during Q&A. (Photo by Danielle Cosmes)
Director Rick Tejeda answers audience questions during Q&A. (Photo by Danielle Cosmes)

Rick Tejeda talks with audience after the event. (Photo by Danielle Cosmes)
Rick Tejeda talks with audience after the event. (Photo by Danielle Cosmes)