Making Contact, for September 10, 2010 - 1:30pm
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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.
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
Human Rights Watch – Chile (Country Profile)
La Pena Cultural Center
Documentaries and projects of ‘Grupo Raiz’ members
Archeology of Memory – A Project by Quique Cruz
‘Chile – Promise of Freedom’
A radio documentary by the Freedom Archives
'Special Circumstances’ – A Film by Hector Salgado and Marianne Teleki