September 29, 2017
The Chilean video initiative (a series of 16 shorts) is a dramatized and televised series of events that transpired in Chile 1974. The significance of the project is that for the first time, testimonies of human rights violations during that period have reached – today – an audience of over 22 million viewers!! Who can argue with that number!
‘A COMPELLING HISTORY’ (UNA HISTORIA NECESARIA)
– Hernán Caffiero, Director. Script.
– Sebastián Catalán, Executive Producer.
– Eduardo Rivera-Aburto, Research & Script.
PRODUCED BY Tridi 3D Films, Escuela de Cine de Chile, Canal 13C.WITH THE SUPPORT OF AFFDD (Asociacion de Familiares Detenidos Desaparecidos), Municipalidad de Recoleta y Londres 38.
The series has sparked much debate, nationally and internationally. It is an undeniable heart-wrenching testimony of what occurred. As a matter of fact, as a result, several cases of Human Rights abuses have been reopened and brought back in front of Chile’s Supreme Court.
Besides the 22 million viewers, the series has reached over two hundred thousand views on YouTube, and climbing. The first episode having been released only this past September 11. https://es.wikipedia.org/wiki/Una_Historia_Necesaria
In addition, forty-three years later, the impact of the Chilean Coup d’Etat, has generated a remarcable Cultural/Artistic movement that it is presently taking place and is transforming how the new generations see themselves as a Nation.