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August 26, 2018

Preassure directed by Alejandro Aguilar

THIS FILM SCREENS IN BLOCK 12

THE COACHELLA LIBRARY
1500 Sixth Street
Coachella, CA 92236
Sunday, October 14th
5:30 PM – 7:30 PM

Synopsis

Violence too away Lazaro’s dreams and family. He lives in anguish, due to the solitude and the pain, so he turned to exile from the noise of civilization. The taste of revenge calls his name and hunts him; he can´t sleep and when he does, his nightmares tease him into escaping his aqualung of torment.

Director’s Biography

He was born and raised in Ibague, Colombia. In 2011 he found “El Clan Films Theater Company”. He began his training with Rubén Di Pietro and Alfonso Ortiz in Bogotá, Colombia. He continued his studies with Barnaby King, Cynthia Eithinger, among others. He deepened his craft with the Meisner technique at “The International School of FIlm and Television” in San Antonio de Los Baños, Cuba where he studied under the guidance of Stephen Baily and Maria Gowland. He is currently training with actors Clark Middleton and Ewen Bremner at Apt 929 Tony Torn Studios, legacy of Geraldine Page.

He began a very promising career in film and television in projects such as “The Squad” directed by Jaime Osorio Marquez and “Rosario Tijeras”. His extended film career and his work makes him an important reference in the Colombian cinema. He recently co-starred in the Netflix show “El Chapo”.

Director’s Statement

To talk about human passions will always be passionate. We live in constant change, always searching for answers and we usually learn from other people´s tragedies. The modern man lives in anguish and today seconds seem to go faster, we can´t seem to be able to live in the present.