The Facets Cinémathèque is located at 1517 W. Fullerton Ave. in Chicago. For more information on films playing in the Cinémathèque, please call 773-281-4114. To order advance tickets online, visit the TicketWeb website by clicking here.
On selected Sundays, the Facets Cinémathèque proudly presents a monthly series featuring contemporary Latin American films. Curated by Cinema Tropical.
I AM BOLÍVAR
(BOLÍVAR SOY YO)
Best Film Mar del Plata Fest
Audience Award Toulouse Latin America Fest
"A delirious satire...leads to escapes too bizarre for even the most outrageous telenovela" -Latinfilm.org
Santiago Miranda is a soap opera star who portrays Simón Bolívar, the great South American general and liberator. Obsessed to the point of delusion, he comes to believe that he is an incarnation of Bolívar himself, and attempts to complete La Gran Colombia, Bolívar's dream of a unified state of five Latin American countries.
Directed by Jorge Alí Triana, Colombia/France, 2002, 35mm, 93 mins. In Spanish with English subtitles.