Bocamina

Bocamina
Bocamina

Bolivia | 2018 | DCP | Color | 22 min | Miguel Hilari

FRIDAY 4 | CINEMEX PLAZA INSURGENTES 5 | 15:00 HRS | 114 min
WEDNESDAY NOVEMBER 27 | UNIVERSIDAD DE LA COMUNICACIÓN – FORO UC | 19:00 HRS | 114 min

Director: Miguel Hilari
Cinematography: Miguel Hilari
Editing: Miguel Hilari, Pablo Paniagua
Sound: Marcelo Guzmán
Production Company: Casa Nacional de Moneda

Synopsis
The hill, Cerro Rico de Potosí. At the mouth of the cave, the faces of mining workers come out of the darkness. These faces, turned into images, catch the eyes of children. Images from past times?

Biography
Miguel Hilari studied cinema in La Paz, Bolivia; Santiago, Chile and Barcelona, Spain.
His films “El corral y el viento” (2014), “Compañía” (2019) and “Bocamina” (2019) portray generational gaps and migration movements from the countryside to the city in Bolivia. The films have had international screenings and awards. He has supported the production of several independent Bolivian and Peruvian films. He teaches documental cinema at the Universidad Mayor de San Andrés.

Festival
Internationalen Kurzfilmtage Oberhausen, 2019, Germany
Arkipel Jakarta International Documentary & Experimental Film Festival, 2019, Indonesia