Raúl Juliá: The World’s a Stage
Location la: Bartos Screening Room
With director Ben DeJesus in person
Dir. Ben DeJesus. 2019. 60 mins.
The feature documentary is a revealing portrait of the charismatic actor, who earned
recognition across the world for his versatility on stage and on screen before his life was
tragically cut short. From his early days on local stages in Puerto Rico to stardom on
Broadway and in Hollywood, Raúl’s story is one of passion, determination, and a bit of
magic – all qualities for which his performances were known. Before “diversity” was a
buzzword, the man with the big personality and thick accent was able to amass a varied
body of work that stands the test of time and that’s helped pave the way for many Latino
actors today. Told in his own voice through archival interviews and in the words of those
who knew him best, the film traces his personal and professional journey while
showcasing his groundbreaking theater performances and scenes from his cinematic
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