My Bolivia: Remembering What I Never Knew

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

Film Screening and Director's Talk

April 3, 2019

My Bolivia: Remembering What I Never Knew | Trailer

Event Description

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.