TIME AND PLACE:
THROUGH OUT DAY
@ Rich Mix
35-47 Bethnal Green Road,
Entry: £7 Adult
A panoramic view across Latin America today, from life at the Mexican border, through the Peruvian jungle, and all the way to the streets of Santiago. These outstanding documentaries reveal the Latin America you don’t see on TV; Here are the indigenous people and the workers of Latin America from Chile to Peru to Colombia. Those suffering the most from the exploitation of their land and their rights but who are the ones willing to stand up and resist!
12.30pm ONE FRONTIER, ALL FRONTIERS – UK PREMIERE
(David Pablos, Mexico, 2010)
2,000 miles of fencing separate Mexico from the USA, designed to stem the flow of immigrants crossing the border. Mexican filmmaker David Pablos observes life at the partition, where separated families, friends and lovers gather, either side of the metal grille.
+ THE INVISIBLES
(Marc Silver & Gael García Bernal, UK/ Mexico, 2010)
Director Marc Silver and Gael García Bernal meet migrants on the route of one of the most dangerous journeys in the world – crossing illegally from Mexico into the U.S.A – where many ask themselves if they will make it alive.
2.30pm LAW OF THE JUNGLE – LONDON PREMIERE + Director Q&A
(Michael Christoffersen, Hans la Cour, Denmark, 2012)
Deep in the Peruvian jungle, a group of indigenous people protest at the airfield of a multinational oil company. When a policeman is killed and the leaders are arrested, young, impassioned Fachin Ruíz sets out to prove their innocence, resulting in the first public debate on minority rights throughout Peru. Tralier: http://vimeo.com/32664625
+ PROTEST CHILE
(Michael Chanan, UK / Chile, 2011)
Capturing Chile’s mass student demonstrations.
3.10pm CITY OF PHOTOGRAPHERS
(Sebastián Moreno, Chile, 2006)
The story of the fearless Chilean photographers who risked death to record life under Pinochet’s brutal military regime.
+ WITH FIDEL WHATEVER HAPPENS
(Goran Radovanovic, Serbia, 2011)
The 52nd anniversary of the Cuban Revolution, in the sedate village of Sierra Mastra.
8pm STOLEN LAND – UK PREMIERE
(Margarita Martínez & Miguel Salazar, Colombia, 2010)
The Nasa people of southern Colombia are fighting to reclaim their ancestral land.
+ dir Q&A Margarita Martínez Escallan and PANEL DISCUSSION (Speakers TBC)