Village East Cinema 4/8 @ 5:00pm
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Director Marcia Tambutti Allende goes in search of the truth about her grandfather–the man known to millions as Chile’s beloved and democratically elected President Salvador Allende who was overthrown in a military coup. She reconstructs the past through informal interviews with her family, including memories of him that are painful and never-before-revealed.
La directora Marcia Tambutti Allende sale en busca de la verdad sobre su abuelo – el hombre conocido por millones como el querido y elegido democráticamente presidente Salvador Allende de Chile, que fue derrocado en un golpe militar. Se reconstruye el pasado a través de entrevistas informales con su familia, incluyendo recuerdos de él que son dolorosos y nunca antes revelados.
Marcia Tambutti Allende is Chilean-Mexican, the granddaughter of Salvador Allende, she was initially forced by the 1973 coup d’état to leave Chile. She studied in Mexico and London and since 2007 she has been back living in Chile, where she collaborates with the Salvador Allende Foundation and the Institute of Ecology and Biodiversity. Beyond My Grandfather Allende is her first feature documentary.