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Chile : from drama to hope

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Summary

  • This program examines Chile under martyred socialist President Salvador Allende, and the subsequent Pinochet regime that followed. Allende's niece and novelist, Isabel Allende, exile Hortensia Bussi, Nobel Prize-winning author Gabriela Mistral, and others discuss women's role in the eventual toppling of Pinochet, and the formation of the Latin American Federation of Associations of Families of Prisoners Missing Since 1981-a tracking organization that helps families discover the fate of relatives kidnapped during the Pinochet reign of terror.

Notes

  • Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on Nov. 01, 2006.
  • Films on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
  • Mode of access: Internet.
  • System requirements: FOD playback platform.

Contents

  • Chile's Fishing Industry (4:55) -- Temuco: Mapuche Culture (4:13) -- Temuco: Mapuche Life (3:12) -- Pinochet Deposes President Allende (5:14) -- Role of Women in Chile (2:13) -- Villa Grimaldi: Center for Detention, Torture and Extermination (1:58) -- Women in Government and Media (3:18) -- Reflections on Pablo Neruda (5:08) -- Chileans Return From Exile (4:37) -- Chile's Feminist Movement (4:45) -- Women Organizations for Survival (4:12) -- Civil Registry Service: From Dictatorship to Democracy (2:35) -- Chile's National Reconciliation (2:05) -- Latin American Federation of Associations of Families of Prisoners Missing Since 1981 (2:57) -- Victims of Pinochet's Crimes Against Humanity (3:37)
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