25 films Found
The Mapuche are Chile's largest indigenous group. Much of their land has been appropriated by Chile, and now it's the Tolhuaca volcano - sacred to the group - which is under threat from construction plans.
Sales of avocados are exploding, helped in part by vegetarians and vegans. In Chile, demand is starting to outstrip supply, and the livelihoods of producers and the environment is now at risk.
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.
When a celebrated sculpture briefly went missing from a Rodin exhibition in Santiago, the “theft” turned out to be a provocative statement, masterminded by a precocious art student. His actions sparked a public outcry and a furious debate on the nature of art itself. This lively and perceptive documentary revisits the scene of an extraordinary incident that captured the world's attention and chal…
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 n…
"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.