On August 31st, 2022, BOLIVAR, in collaboration with TheWrap, held its North American premiere at the Hollywood Legion in Hollywood. The film is Nell Teare’s directorial feature film debut, in which she also wrote and starred in the film. Teare explores grief in the drama shot on film during the pandemic.
The event held a pre-screening red carpet with filmmakers and actors in attendance. A post screening Q&A moderated by TheWrap’s Awards Executive Editor Steve Pond, featured Teare, producer Jerry Cope, actor Robert Pine, editor Noah Harald, and casting director Jamie Castro. You can watch a video recording of the Q&A here.
Teare collaborated with ReKon Productions on the production of Bolivar, with Jon Michael Kondrath Executive Producing and Lesley Lopez Associate Producing. The partnership with Teare and ReKon is the first of many projects between the powerhouse director and production company.
The film will next screen in Texas. ReKon’s Lisha Yakub will head the search for distribution partners for Bolivar.