An emblematic documentary salvaged during Chile’s dictatorship has been restored

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Screenshot of the documentary “The Battle of Chile: The Struggle of an Unarmed People” Youtube/El Porteño On September 11, 2023, Chile commemorated 50 years since the coup d’état that gave rise to a military dictatorship under Augusto Pinochet that would last 17 years – a period characterized by human rights violations, crimes against humanity, and a neoliberal economic model. That same year, a group of people also rescued an important part of Latin America’s audiovisual memory. They classified and rescued the negative film material and dissuaded the military forces from taking them. They ship…

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