EL DIARIO DE AGUSTIN (Agustin's Newspaper)

A multi-award winning documentary that questions the power of Chile's most influential newspaper.

AGUSTIN'S DIARY - El Diario de Agustin

Director: Ignacio Aguero
Year: 2008
Genre: Documentary
Country: Chile
Duration: 80min
Language: Spanish with English subtitles

A multi-award winning documentary that questions the power of Chile's most influential newspaper.

A group of students at the University of Chile investigate how Chile's most influential newspaper El Mercurio manipulated information to hide human rights violations carried out during Pinochet's dictatorship. Agustin' Journal is the first film that dares to touch upon the power of El Mercurio and of Chilean media mogul Agustin Edwards, the newspaper's owner.

Awards won by "Agustin's Journal"
2008 Fest de Cine de la Habana, Cuba, Coral Award 2008
Atlantidoc, Uruguay, Best Latinoamerican Documentary Award & Best Soundtrack
2009 Pedro Sienna Award, Chile, Special Jury Mention

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