La Chirola

La Chirola

Diego Antonio Mondaca Gutiérrez

Produced by Escuela Internacional del Cine y TV de San Antonio de Los Baños

A portrait of Pedro, a man who after spending most of his life in prison, lives alone with his dogs. The film is an analysis of the spaces for freedom.


Diego Antonio Mondaca Gutiérrez is a Bolivian documentary filmmaker. He is a correspondent for the alternative information magazine Rebelión. He attended the International School of Film and Television of San Antonio de los Baños, Cuba.  His most recent work, La Chirola, is his thesis project and has been featured in festivals such as the International Documentary of Buenos Aires and the Latin American Film Festival 2008 in Rosario, Argentina.


Background Information
  • Country of origin: Bolivia
  • Running Time: 26 minutes
  • Release Date: 2008
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