Making Contact

Making Contact – Chile’s 9-11 [encore]

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On September 11th, 1973, a US-backed military junta toppled Chilean president Salvador Allende, marking the beginning of decades of repression. On this edition, we bring an encore presentation of Pauline Bartolone’s documentary about a group of Chilean Exiles in the US who transform their experience of terror into artistic expression.

 
Featuring:  

Hector Salgado, Chilean exile and musician/film maker; Quique Cruz, Chilean exile and musician/artist; Fernando “Feña” Torres, musician and organizer; Lichi Fuentes, musician. 

For More Information:

Chile, September 11, 1973 information
http://www.iisg.nl/collections/chile/

Grupo Raiz
http://www.gruporaiz.org/

Human Rights Watch – Chile (Country Profile)
http://www.hrw.org/americas/chile

La Pena Cultural Center
Berkeley, CA
www.lapena.org

Documentaries and projects of ‘Grupo Raiz’ members

Archeology of Memory – A Project by Quique Cruz
http://www.archeologyofmemory.org/about.html

‘Chile – Promise of Freedom’
A radio documentary by the Freedom Archives
http://www.freedomarchives.org/Chile/index.html

Lichi Fuentes
http://www.lichifuentes.com/

‘Special Circumstances’ – A Film by Hector Salgado and Marianne Teleki
http://www.specialcircumstancesthemovie.com/

 

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