City of Santa Ana
Bolivian Consul Marco Antonio Valverde Carrasco was at the Santa Ana City Council meeting last night to invite the public to join Bolivian stars Carla Ortiz and Bernardo Peña in person for a special OC Film Fiesta fundraiser screening of OLVIDADOS (FORGOTTEN), Bolivia’s official entry to the Oscars, this Saturday, Oct. 24 at 7 p.m. at the Frida Cinema, located at 305 E. 4th St. on Santa Ana’s historic Calle Cuatro. This special OC Premiere screening will be the film’s only showing in Orange County! This special screening will be preceded by a 6pm VIP reception and followed by a special Q&A by Bolivian star Carla Ortiz and Bernardo Peña.
Multi Ariel Award-winner Mexican filmmaker Carlos Bolado (Tlatelolco; Colosio: The Assassination) directs an international cast featuring Carla Ortiz (Los Andes No Creen en Dios), Damian Alcazar (El Infierno), Rafael Ferro (Guapas), Bernardo Peña (Cielito Lindo) and Tomás Fonzi (Botineras) in this important film about the CIA-backed Operation Condor, which resulted in the abduction, torture and execution of countless men and women in Latin America in the 1970s. OLVIDADOS has won four Maya Awards and was Bolivia’s Official Entry to the Foreign Language Film category for the 87th Academy Awards. Continue reading