My Imaginary Country (Mi país imaginario) [In-Person Only]

This event took place Oct 26 - Nov 3, 2022

$13 General Admission
$10 Student/Child/Senior
$7 Member

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Patricio Guzmán
Chile & France
1h 23m


(Patricio Guzmán, Chile & France, 2022, 83 min, in Spanish with English subtitles)

In October 2019, there was an unexpected revolution, a social explosion. One and a half million people demonstrated in the streets of Santiago for more democracy, a more dignified life, a better education, a better health system and a new Constitution. Chile had recovered its memory. The event Patricio Guzmán had been waiting for since his student struggles in 1973 finally materialized.

Synopsis and stills courtesy of Icarus Films.

It’s a vindication, not just for the nation, but for its most clear-eyed, full-hearted chronicler. Would that all countries were so lucky as to have a Patricio Guzmán, to help with the painful process of recovering what has been lost and, as with My Imaginary Country, occasionally to celebrate what has been gained.” — Jessica Kiang, Variety

With civil liberties in America under attack, those willing to fight to keep the liberties we have in place could learn a thing or two from … My Imaginary Country.” — Valerie Comkplex, Deadline

Despite all the sorrow from the ever-present trauma of young lives lost or permanently scarred, My Imaginary Country drips with the contagious thrill of hope… it is hard not to be moved.” — Rafaela Sales Ross, The Playlist

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