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September 14, 2018

Agony directed by Cesar Roman

THIS FILM SCREENS IN BLOCK 7

THE COACHELLA LIBRARY
1500 Sixth Street
Coachella, CA 92236
Saturday, October 13th
6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Synopsis

The period of transition between life and death. The extreme suffering. The last phase of life or the first phase of death. Pain and affliction Slow or fast It’s not the time. It is the intensity.
The agony of a nation that seems to be living its last days in the middle of a social explosion, protests and repressions. The town on the street. In front of the students, who in the midst of songs, banners, slogans and tear gas, are brutally repressed and imprisoned by officers of the national guard under the orders of a Tyrant Government that suffers from justice. Those who are imprisoned are left at the mercy of a cruel system that hides them from any legal procedure. His whereabouts are unpredictable and his future is clearer death.

 

 

Directors Biography

Born in Caracas – Venezuela on December 20th, 1979. Son of the filmmaker Cesar Bolívar and the writer Pilar Romero. More than thirty years of career as an actor, host, singer, composer, writer and director of film, theater and television. His professional training is shared between the School of Arts of the Central University of Venezuela and the professional training system of the National Youth Theater of Venezuela. The short film “Agonía” is his debut as a Film Director.