The valley of black descendants

The valley of black descendants


Original title: El valle de los negros
Production: Colectivo Rectángulo
Country: Chile
Director: Richard Salgado
Script: Richard Salgado; Miguel Luna
Photography: Richard Salgado
Music: Juan Yunis
Year: 2016
Duration: 52
Genre: Historic documentary
Color: Color
Original language: Spanish
Languages available: Spanish
Subtitles: English

Synopsis:

 Three generations of Afro-descendants struggle to reclaim their African ancestors who populated the north of Chile. They will seek the recognition of a State that has invisibilized and denied its culture. For this they have decided to organize themselves and carry out the first Afro census in the history of Chile, with which they will demand that the government of Chile be incorporated into future national censuses as Afro-Chilens.


Awards:

 Film Festival LASA 2004, New York, EE.UU, LASA Award of Merit in Film

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