Canto a la Vida = Song to Life

Australia, 1990

Film
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During the sixteen year dictatorship of General Augusto Pinochet that ended with the 1989 democratic elections, over one million Chileans left their homeland to live in exile. “Canto a la vida” explores the experience of living a life in exile through the stories of seven Chilean woman. They include Tencia de Allende, the widow of the murdered president Salvadore Allende; internationally renowned folk singer, Isabel Parra; author Isabel Allende and artist Gracia Barrios. Directed by Lucia Salinas Brionas who exiled to Australia in 1986. (English and Spanish with English subtitles)

Credits

production company

Vida Media Productions

producer

Gina Roncoli

Duration

00:48:00:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1990

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

302599

Language

English

Audience classification

G

Subject categories

Crafts & Visual Arts → Barrios, Gracia

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Australia

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Allende, Hortencia

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Allende, Isabel, 1942-

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Barrios, Gracia

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Chile - Politics and government

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Parra, Isabel

History → Allende, Hortencia

Literature → Allende, Isabel, 1942-

Music & Performing Arts → Parra, Isabel

People → Allende, Hortencia

People → Allende, Isabel, 1942-

People → Barrios, Gracia

People → Parra, Isabel

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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