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3001.

Das Dorf Am Ende Der Welt

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Villa las Estrellas: a couple of houses, a supermarket, a school. All in the South Pole. When the penguins migrate, the town has only 48 inhabitants. Children have more recreation than classes and look forward to the goodies that will arrive at the supermarket. Villa las estrellas is a documentary that observes the daily life of this Antarctic people, without interventions, a unique approach to the way they live in this place --
Online
2005
3002.

El Salvavidas

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"Mauricio is a lifeguard who tries to steer clear from getting in the water, he believes that a good professional applies preventive measures to stop people from drowning, so he tries to make everything run according to his rules. The problem is that those who come to the beach in the summer want to forget that during the year someone tells them what to do. Nobody wants to do what they're told and he doesn't want to risk his life for them. Everyone is exposed, watching the events and tragedies that take place on the Beach."--IMDb.
Online
2011
3003.

En Defensa Propia

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In a neighborhood of old Santiago, a group of women motivated by fear of being victims of crime, are organized into a Committee on Safety and Citizen Prevention. Suddenly, the installation of a new prison and the rumor of a crime occurring in the vicinity of the neighborhood, shakes the daily tranquility--
Online
2009
3004.

Genoveva

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This is a story that links family memories with prejudices behind contemporary images of indigenous people. A picture of an elderly Mapuche great-grandmother is the starting point for this documentary essay. Through the analysis of that image, interviews with family members and a journey through southern Chile, prejudices against indigenous people are examined. This film demonstrates how an image influences reality and explores the importance of recognizing Mestizo identity.
Online
2014
3005.

Habeas Corpus

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Following the 1973 military coup in Santiago de Chile, a group of priests and laypeople working in the Vicariate of Solidarity began the dangerous task of trying to protect the persecuted and locate those who had been detained. Having realized that there was a concerted policy to eliminate dissidents, and in order to conceal their activities and those in charge, they adopted the tactics of a sophisticated intelligence team.
Online
2015
3006.

Hija

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"Mother and daughter venture on a long trip looking for a family member they do not know. The mother is looking for her sister. The daughter for her father. Throughout the road, a story that gives meaning to the fantasies that built up their identity."--IMDb
Online
2011
3007.

La Ciudad de los Fotógrafos

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During the period of Pinochet's dictatorship (1973-1990), a group of photographers portrayed the harsh conditions Chilean society. In the streets, along the protests marches, these photographers developed and created a metaphoric political language. To take pictures was an expression of freedom and an attempt to survive. In addition to collecting fragments of life during those years, their work was used as evidence to support victims' testimony of the dictatorship and was fundamental in begining justice proceeedings.
Online
2006
3008.

La Comunidad

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In a cordilleran plot a group of Chileans takes a radical option: leave their well-off existences to isolate themselves in the countryside and practice an intense Christian life. But they become a "dangerous sect" in the eyes of society, when one of its members dies in strange circumstances. Since then, a harsh judicial process has jeopardized his destiny as a collective. A story about faith, social prejudices and the vague limits between normality and madness --
Online
2013
3009.

La Once: Intimidades Que Sólo Dicen Entre Amigas

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"It's a documentary about a group of old ladies that have been friends since high school and they decided to see each other every month. The film documents their interactions and conversations."--IMDb.
Online
2014
3010.

La Península de los Volcanes

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The dreams, aspirations and educational opportunites of four Chilean young women are compared. Two of the young women study to be textile technicians in a public industrial school in Santiago's San Joaquin commune. Their dreams of the future include families, further study and a chance to improve their social and economical situation. They are contrasted against two others of the same age who study at the exclusive Saint George's School where they prepare to attend university and develop themselves through art and music.
Online
2004
3011.

Beaverland

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Derek and Giorgia, a young couple of biologists, set up in Tierra del Fuego to develop their thesis. Loaded with traps and a video camera, they investigate how to stop a plague of beavers that devastates the area. By observing isolated scientists exposed to cold and hunger like their prey, "The Beavers" explores the link between nature and man --
Online
2014
3012.

Niños del Paraíso

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Documentary follows the lives of school children on the island of Robinson Crusoe, Chile as they graduate from primary school on the island before they must go to the mainland to continue their secondary education.
Online
2000
3013.

Reinalda del Carmen, Mi Mamá y Yo

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Documentary about the filmmaker's mother, who lost her memory for two years due to an accident, and her best friend in college, who is among the disappeared persons.
Online
2006
3014.

Yo No Soy de Aqui

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Josebe (88) lives in a nursing home in Chile. She is obsessed with knowing where the rest of the inhabitants of the home come from, they all explain that they are Chilean, not Spaniards like her. Josebe insists on recalling her youth in the Basque country. After almost a year living in the residence, she has trouble remembering that she lives in a nursing home, and in Chile for 70 years, she still feels very much alive in her native land --
Online
2015
3015.

La Última Huella

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" ... a documentary which aims to portray the identity of the Yagans, a tribe already almost totally extinct at the beginning of the century. The tradition of past generations and the few customs still observed by the descendant community are presented through the testimonies of the only survivors of the Yagan culture: the Calderon sisters. As we watch and listen to the Calderon sisters, we will discover the world in which they lived, the natural environment that shaped their culture, their legends, their language ... These few descendants of the Yagans still alive are aware of their fragile situation, and know that if the turbulent process of cultural integration continues, the complete disappearance of their history and traditions will be inevitable."--http://www.fipa.tm.fr.
Online
2001
3016.

Palestina Al Sur

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After the fall of Saddam Hussein, thousands of Palestinians became refugees in no man's land. The distant Republic of Chile welcomed a group of them to live in the small city of La Calera, as it did over 100 years ago with Palestinian immigrants escaping Ottoman oppression. Today, like a century ago, the journey repeats itself ... Basem, a young Palestinan who arrived with his wife and young daughter, faces his new country full of enthusiasm, ingenuousness and hope, longing for a place to call home in an unknown, seductive and contradictory world, thousand of kilometers from his homeland. In his new country, Basem recovers his trade as baker and sets up his own business. He hopes his efforts, together with the help of the big community of Palestinian descendants, will lead him to acc [...]
Online
2011
3017.

Si Escuchas Atentamente

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In the middle of the complex educational crisis, four friends live their adolescence on the margins of the city. Towards the end of their basic education, a question is present: Do you think they will be happy in the future? The days pass, while their aspirations are ignored. They just have to wait for the classes to finish to go out and have fun with their friends, and face together the arrival of a destination they do not want.--
Online
2015
3018.

Estrellas Fijas

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Portrait of the life and work of the Chilean poet Óscar Hahn, through his friends in Chile and the United States. Various artistic manifestations and readings introduce us to his lyrical imaginary.--
Online
2015
3019.

Rescate Desde el Fin del Mundo: "La Gran Hazaña del Piloto Pardo"

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The documentary tells the story of the heroic feat of Piloto Pardo and the risky rescue of the British expeditionary crew of Ernest Shackleton from Elephant Island in Antarctica. The film shows from the air and a boat dramatic images of the locations where these events occurred. Also, unknown images of other expeditions of the time are shown. --
Online
2016
3020.

Dungun, la Lengua

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In a school in a town in Santiago, Chile, Mapuche teacher Elba Huinca works to rescue the language of her people by transferring it to her students. In this mission, not only seeks to reevaluate the hidden identity in many of them but also educate in respect for differences and convey that each origin provides a special look at the world. Elba is a contemporary testimony of the resistance of the Mapuche people to disappear. --
Online
2012