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Programa Nosotros, 5 de octubre de 2008, 35 aniversario del golpe de estado en Chile
Date
2008-10-12
Main contributor
Vásquez, David
Summary
A commemoration of Chile’s Sept. 11, 1973, which marks the assassination of president Salvador Allende and the start of the military dictatorship, held at Edmonton Public Library. The event is centred around the efforts of the children of Chilean exiles to preserve the memory of their heritage and the political trauma that their parents and grandparents experienced. Litzy Baeza gives a talk about the importance of oral testimony in recalling the Chilean dictatorship. The work of various artists is featured at this event, including Gabriela Rosende and her series entitled “The Unmarked Graves,” and the People’s Poet, a spoken word and rap group. At the end, filmmaker Sergio Olivares introduces a full screening of his documentary "El 11" about the Chilean coup d'état in 1973 and the Chilean-Canadian community in Edmonton.
Contributor
Vásquez, David
Subjects
dictatorship; Chilean-Canadians; exiles; oral tradition; culture; art and society; politics; The People’s Poet; music concert; Edmonton Public Library; Baeza, Litzy; Olivares, Sergio; Rosende, Gabriela; Gómez, Vladimir; Loyola, Rodrigo; Cousino, Christian; politica; salvadoreños en Canadá; concierto musical
Genres
Variety; Community
Language
Spanish
License / Terms of Use
Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0)
Locations
Chile; Edmonton
Collection
Nosotros Television Programme
Unit
University of Alberta Library