18 films Found
The ancestral home of the indigenous Mapuche people, Patagonia now lies divided between Chile and Argentina. As the Mapuche renew their fight for land rights, violence in the region has begun to escalate.
"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.
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.
Mario Rojas is on a mission to re-ignite the passion of Chileans via his satellite TV show. His aim is to re-introduce native Cueca dancing; a dance that is at the heart of the Chilean identity.