Romance, intrigue, heroism, and the desperate battle for nothing less than freedom .
"The Braveheart of Ibero-America"
How much are you willing to give up for freedom? "In the bustling streets of South America, 'Nilo' follows the journey of a passionate street musician who, armed with his music, sets out to inspire change, one heart at a time, and lead a peaceful revolution for equality across the continent."
It is an epic historical drama that is both inspiring and captivating.
In the heart of South America, "Nilo" is an electrifying tale of a street musician whose music becomes a rallying cry for change. Nilo's mesmerizing melodies captivate the people's hearts and ignite a spark of hope for a brighter future. Amidst the backdrop of romance and intrigue, Nilo emerges as an unexpected hero, leading a desperate battle for nothing less than freedom. As his music echoes through the streets, the quest for equality and justice unites a diverse group of individuals, culminating in a powerful movement that challenges the status quo and redefines the destiny of South America.
Universal Themes: "Nilo" explores universal themes like love, freedom, and the struggle against oppression. These themes resonate with people across generations, making the movie emotionally compelling.
The project will also feature a documentary with behind-the-scenes footage, actor interviews, and historical information.
In the tumultuous backdrop of the Bolivian revolution, a raw and gifted singer-songwriter named Nilo emerges from the heart of poverty to ignite a revolution of his own through the power of music.
As a young, budding talent, Nilo's soulful melodies and poignant lyrics capture the attention of one of Bolivia's renowned musical maestros. This mentor's recommendation propels Nilo into the hallowed halls of the prestigious University of Sucre at a tender age, where his musical prowess blossoms. Amid the symphonies and sonnets, he serendipitously encounters his muse and love, Olga.
Upon graduation, Nilo steps into the role of a music teacher, driven by an unwavering commitment to offer the children of Bolivia a brighter future. In search of allies for his cause, he finds an unlikely partner in the Bolivian Communist Party, known as the PCB.
Within the PCB, Nilo's melodious protests, co-authored with the firebrand poet Oscar Alfaro, propel him to the forefront of the party's leadership. With newfound convictions, he clashes with the oppressive government, a dictator hell-bent on eradicating communism from the nation. Nilo becomes a target, enduring cruel capture and torture, and is forcibly exiled to Venezuela.
In this foreign land, Nilo's protest songs resonate as the anthem of the revolution, his voice echoing across borders. He becomes the spirit of Bolivia's distant struggle.
When he finally returns to his homeland in the 1980s, the Bolivia he once fought for is no longer the utopia he envisioned. The very communist party he championed has transformed into a dictatorship, now harboring the same members he once stood against.
We witness a man torn between the choices of his youth and his unyielding dedication to bettering the lives of his nation's children. With a heart heavy with regret, Nilo turns to the haunting melodies of his music to guide him back home, navigating the treacherous waters of his own revolution.
Oscar nominee Adriana Barraza
Joaquim de Almeida
Oscar Nominee Daniela Vega
Box office $8.5 million
Leslie Lluvet is a Television, Voice Over, and Film Actress. Born in Havana Cuba, and raised in Miami. Leslie, moved to Los Angeles after writing the story about her families journey through the Caribbean to the United States searching for freedom. While living in Los Angeles she has had success sharing the screen along side Jeremy Sisto, Jeremy Weber and has worked with director's including Antoine Fuqua, Rodrigo Garcia, Dan Ireland and Martin Donovan. Currently Leslie is in the middle of pitching the story about her families journey that she has turned into a screenplay, pilot and book.
Reynaldo Pacheco has worked in leading roles opposite Oscar Winners Sandra Bullock, George Clooney, Christopher Plummer, Ernest Borgnine, June Squibb, and Billy Bob Thornton.
Stars like Ewan McGregor, Eva Longoria, Kate del Castillo, and Ozuna.
Past Clients: Netflix, Warner Brothers, Caribbean Cinemas, CBS, HBO, Participant Media.
He founded the renowned international chain of acting schools, “The Hollywood Academy of Performing Arts.” Some of his celebrity clients are Kendall Jenner, Karol G, Camilla Morrone, and Caro Daur.
He executive produced the epic movie FUERTES and has a slate of pictures in the works. He is a leading figure in the new film industry in Bolivia, where the production value is high, and the budgets are the most competitive in the entertainment industry.
MFA - University of Southern California
UNITED NATIONS "Pacto Global"
TED X SPEAKER
Rolfe Auerbach – Chief Executive Officer