23 films Found
Three elderly gravediggers lovingly maintain the peaceful cemetery in the centre of the Chilean capital of Santiago. However, they are haunted by a dark and bloody secret. Following General Pinochet’s violent military coup in 1973, they were compelled to surreptitiously bury the bodies of thousands of executed political prisoners. Now a demonstration calling for justice shows that the past will...
"I'm here every day? I thought I went home. That I was at home." Josebe lives in a Chilean nursing home. Everyday she wakes thinking it is her first day there and everyday she must realise it's not.
The story of the Mapuche people is one of racial division and oppression. Indigenous to southern Chile, the Mapuche were driven from their land by Spanish settlers; they are now fighting a violent battle to reclaim what is theirs.
In Chile, the murderous past under dictator general Augusto Pinochet is under scrutiny. With new evidence of extermination camps, the families of the disappeared are yearning for justice.
Drawing more than 50,000 tourists every year, the iconic moai statues of Rapa Nui are falling apart. Whilst debates continue over how to preserve them, locals also face a struggle over their independence.
40 years after Pinochet's violent coup, six women revisit the place of their imprisonment and torture. A powerful story about injustice and the past which refuses to be forgotten.
The vast and spectacular wilderness of Patagonia has lain unchanged for centuries. But as a large-scale hydroelectricity scheme looks set to transform it beyond recognition, the legendary gaucho ranchers and unique wildlife may disappear forever. It's all in the name of progress and the increasing demand for cheaper alternatives to costly and damaging fossil fuels. But must progress come at suc...
In 2010 the story of the 33 Chilean miners trapped in a collapsed mine caught the imagination of people around the world. Despite the excitement and emotion, the impoverished mine workers who were not trapped are being easily forgotten by the international media.