When:
August 14, 2019 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
2019-08-14T18:00:00-05:00
2019-08-14T20:00:00-05:00
Where:
Institute of Hispanic Culture of Houston
3315 Sul Ross St.
Houston
TX 77098
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Institute of Hispanic Culture of Houston

Country: Colombia 2013
Plots keywords: Drama | Histórico | Politics | 40´
Language: Español – English subtitles
Director: Andrés Baiz
Writer: Andrés Baiz, Patricia Catañeda
Production Co: Coproducción Colombia-Argentina; Dynamo / RCN Cine / Patagonik
Runtime: 98 min.
Cast: Mauricio Puentes, Catalina Sandino Moreno, Santiago Rodríguez, Rebeca López, John Álex Toro, Carlos Manuel Vesga, Arturo Goetz, César Bordón, Jose Luis Garcia Campos, Nicolás Cancino, Julio Pachón
Awards:
2014: Premios Platino: Nominada a mejor película

2013: 5 Premios Macondo: incluyendo mejor actor (Puentes) y actriz (Hinestroza)

Roa

La historia sucede en Bogotá en los días previos al 9 de abril de 1948. Roa es el clásico agüerista que lo deja todo a la suerte, un pobre diablo sin oficio estable pero con una familia que alimentar. Cansado de buscar trabajo y convencido que ha nacido para cosas grandes, visita a su ídolo Eliecer Gaitán para pedirle trabajo.

Roa

The story takes place in Bogotá in the days leading up to April 9th, 1948, a day in history known as ¨El Bogotazo.¨  Roa is an example of a classical superstitious man that leaves everything to chance, a poor man without a stable job but with a family to feed. Tired of looking for work and convinced that he was born for big things, he visits his idol Eliecer Gaitan to ask for work.

FILM SERIES:  History Through Cinema

 

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