I have just returned from an overnight trip to Geneva to introduce ¡Viva Chile mierda! and participate in a Q&A session after the screening. The film was very well received by the the audience comprised largely of Chilean exiles and their children. I was genuinely touched by the kind words they offered me and to be able to see how affected they were by the story of the film. I am extremely grateful to the warm hospitality shown to me by the organiser of Cine Mémorie, Jorge ‘Flavio’ Toro and also to the fabulous staff of the independent cinema, Cinelux where the event was held. If you are in Geneva you should definitely go and support this cinema. With the ever increasing homogenisation of screening venues in the world it is heartening that there are still these hold outs of truly independent cinema. This struggling cinema was taken over by the staff several years ago and it has managed to continue to overcome their financial struggles in order to bring interesting independent cinema to Geneva audiences.
- Viva Chile Mierda to screen in Santiago as part the Museum of Memory and Human Rights’ exhibition at FILSA, The 36th International Book Fair
- VCM screens again in Croatia at the Multimedia Cultural Centre, MKC Split
- Viva Chile Mierda to screen at Art Kino in Rijeka, Croatia
- VCM will be screened as part of MMDH’s travelling show, “Nunca Más”
- Viva Chile Mierda chosen as one of the 10 best Chilean films of 2014 by Twitch Film!