Cine Chile 2012

Connoisseurs of world cinema will know that Chile has long been home to one of the most vibrant film cultures in Latin America. Very recently, Chilean films have received a great deal of attention and recognition in many interna- tional film festivals. The new generation of film- makers are creating bold works and compelling stories acclaimed by audiences and critics alike. This series showcases three of these films. Presented by The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Chile, Cinema Chile, Iberoamerica Images and Metro Cinema.

Cine Chile: The Year of the Tiger

  • Jan 20 (2013) @ 3pm
Manuel is in jail in the south of Chile. During the earthquake of February 27th, 2010, the prison collapses. In the chaos, some inmates, including Manuel, manage to break out. He becomes a fugitive, lost in the middle of the... view more

Cine Chile: Violeta Went to Heaven

  • Jan 19 (2013) @ 7pm
Like a Chilean Edith Piaf or Bob Dylan, Violeta Parra was a folksinger and pop culture icon whose songs, like “Gracias a la Vida,” expressed the soul of her nation and protested social injustice. _Violeta Went to Heaven_ tells Parra’s... view more

Cine Chile: Salt

  • Jan 17 (2013) @ 7pm
Sergio, a Spanish filmmaker, loves Westerns and wants to shoot one in the arid desert of Atacama in northern Chile. After being turned down by several producers, Sergio decides to travel to a small town near the desert in search... view more
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