Alborada Films presents their new Short Documentary ‘Chile’s Student Uprising’ which highlights the ongoing protest against the Chilean educational system.
The premiere of this unique documentary will take place on Wednesday 12th February and in this occasion they have a pair of tickets to give away, all you have to do is send an email to: firstname.lastname@example.org with ‘Chile students’ as subject. Contestants have until 6th February to send the email and the winners will be chosen random from all the contestant that same day.
Movimientos is keeping on the conscious vibes to survive the autumn! Although music is the core of our activities, we’re also keen to programme other cultural content at our events and on October 19th we will be hosting a whole day of film screenings at Passing Clouds with our good friends from Alborada films. The venue has always been a hub for social awareness film screenings so we’re excited to present three films touching on subjects like food sovereignty in Venezuela, the reality of the Colombian countryside, and the 1973 military coup in Chile.
All three films are very diverse in terms of historical period, social issues and film genre we’ve invited some speakers to contribute to the event. Come with us for a journey to the magic Colombian Magdalena, the Venezuelan countryside and the Chile of Salvador Allende.
“If we explore the recent history of Chile we are better able to put the continuing student protests that are challenging Chile’s neoliberal consensus into some kind of context.”-Pablo Navarrete, founder, Alborada Films
Chile 40 Logo, which includes a portrait of Salvdor Allende and a photo of the 1973 coup.
The Chile 40 Network is a UK-wide effort to commemorate the 40th anniversary of Chile’s own 11 September in 1973 and the resistance of the Chilean people against neoliberalism ever since. That year, democratically elected socialist leader Salvador Allende was overthrown in coup d’état by Augusto Pinochet. This began a 17-year long dictatorship by Pinochet that left the country facing terrible economic inequality.
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