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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 Peña 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
A Film by Hector Salgado and Marianne Teleki