40 Years On: The Narration of Chilean Resistance and Exile in Cinema

Winnipeg Cinematheque

Thur Sept 12 to Sun Sept 15, 2013

September 11, 1973 is the day Chile’s democratic government was overthrown by a brutal and bloody CIA-backed military dictatorship led by General Augusto Pinochet. The events of this day and the aftermath not only profoundly changed a country, but also changed the course of individual lives, mine among them.