Film:Plácido by Sergio Giral

Feb 20, 7pm Monroe Co Public Library
Based on the play by Gerardo Fulleda León. Originally released in 1986 as motion picture.

Portrays the dramatic and controversial life of Gabriel de la Concepción Valdés (Plácido) biracial Cuban poet, who was accused of conspiracy and martyred by the Spanish Colonial Government for his leading role in the rise of African-Hispanic society in 19th century’s Cuba.
Plácido 1809-1844

In Spanish with English subtitles. 93 min.

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