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FILM SCREENINGS

  • The Battle of Chile, Part 2: The Coup d’État

    1976. Chile/Cuba. Patricio Guzmán. 91 min.

Sunday, February 7, 2010, 1:30 p.m.

Theater 2 (The Roy and Niuta Titus Theater 2), T2



  • The Battle of Chile, Part 2: The Coup d’État

    1976. Chile/Cuba. Directed by Patricio Guzmán. Guzmán recorded the events leading up to the coup (the overthrow of Salvador Allende) and the coup itself in his epic, three-part The Battle of Chile. Part 2: The Coup d’État opens with a botched attempted coup thwarted by troops loyal to the government. The film shows a Left divided over strategy, while the Right methodically lays the groundwork for a military seizure of power. Dramatic concluding sequences document the actual revolution, including Allende’s last radio messages and footage of the aerial bombing of the presidential palace In English, Spanish; English subtitles. 91 min.