“Sound was such an amazing resource to portray the invisible horror”: Manuela Martelli on 1976

Screened as part of the First Feature Competition at the 66th BFI London Film Festival, Manuela Martelli’s debut feature is a remarkable addition to Chile’s groundbreaking film movement of the recent years.

Dominga Sotomayor Castillo on Too Late to Die Young

Following on from her 2012 debut road trip drama Thursday Till Sunday and 2014’s Mar, Chilean writer-director Dominga Sotomayor Castillo is back with a new feature that visits memories of what she once called home. Unfolding as close as possible to nature, Too Late to Die Young (Tarde para morir joven) is set in the… Continue reading Dominga Sotomayor Castillo on Too Late to Die Young


Patricio Guzmán on The Pearl Button

Have the strongest people always dominated everywhere? We look into Patricio Guzmán’s new film The Pearl Button, ahead of its UK release this week.   “I’d love for these water people not to have disappeared.” Patricio Guzmán, The Pearl Button Chilean documentary filmmaker Patricio Guzmán was held in solitary confinement in Santiago’s National Stadium and… Continue reading Patricio Guzmán on The Pearl Button