Sat 9th Sep | 5pm
Every family has their secrets
Adriana Rivas was once Director Lissette Orozco’s hero and role model, but as she reflects on the role Adriana played during the Pinochet dictatorship and bravely forges toward the unsettling truth, family bonds are tested. This profoundly personal documentary places Chile’s devastating history alongside hard family truths.
Winner: 2017 Berlin International Film Festival, Peace Film Award
Winner: 2017 International Film Festival Guadalajara, Special Jury Prize
Australian Premiere, Documentary, Chile, 2017, Dir. Lissette Orozco, 96 min, Spanish with English subtitlesBook Now
Feature Director BIO- Lissette Orozco
Lissette Orozco was born in Santiago de Chile in 1987. She is a director, screenwriter and Master in Documentary Film. Her debut film Adriana’s Pact premiered at the 67th Berlin International Film Festival. She directed the short documentary films Subsuelo, Vorágine and El día Ideal.
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