The State of Indigenous Peoples of Chile in Film and Conversation

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On December 3rd and 4th, CLACS will host “wüne adngen/la imagen antes de la imagen: A Showcase of Indigenous Films from Chile.” This one of a kind event, aims at promoting a discussion on the state of the past, present, and future of the indigenous peoples of Chile. It will feature six shorts, from fiction to documentary, and conversations with renowned Mapuche filmmaker Francisco Huichaqueo, and the Director of the new Indigenous Peoples Unit of the Cultural Council of the Ministry of Culture of Chile, José Ancan.

This event is co-sponsored with the Embassy of Chile, and Hemispheric Institute at NYU.

The days’ programs are the following:

Thursday, December 3rd (6:00pm – 9:00pm), will feature the following films:

San Juan, la noche más larga (2012)
Director: Claudia Huaiquimilla
Short (17 min.)
Language: Spanish/English Subtitles

Te Kuhane o Te Tupuna (el espíritu de los ancestros) (2015)
Director: Leonardo Pakarati
(63 mins)
Language: Spanish

ILWEN La Tierra Tiene Olor a Padre (2013)
(35 mins.)
Director: Francisco Huichaqueo
Language: Spanish/English Subtitles

A conversation with film director Francisco Huichaqueo, moderated by Amalia Cordova will follow the screenings. This conversation will be conducted in Spanish.

Friday, December 4th (1:00pm-5:00pm), will feature the following films:

NUTUAYIN MAPU
Director: Carlos Flores Pinedo
(10 mins.)
Language: Spanish

KALÜL TRAWÜN (2012)
Director: Francisco Huichaqueo
(24 mins.)
Language: Spanish

MAPU MEW (2015)
Director: Guido Brevis
Documentary
Short (50 mins.)
Language: Spanish

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