This award-winning, feature-length film (produced by John Summa and directed by John Travers) documents the extraordinary life and legacy of iconic Chilean singer-songwriter, Victor Jara, executed in 1973 following a right-wing military coup.
Cast includes members of legendary music groups Quilapayún and Inti-Illimani, plus artists Angel Parra, Judy Collins, Bono, Arlo Guthrie, Pete Seeger, Bernardo Palombo, León Gieco, and Peter Yarrow (of Peter, Paul & Mary).
The first part of the film explores, through friends and family, Victor’s music, life and the social context in which he emerges as a leader of a vanguard cultural movement for social change in Chile, South America.
The second part of the film captures the coup and post-coup periods, and Victor’s profound impact on activists, artists and musicians of all ages inside and outside Chile, featuring moving footage of his reburial in 2009 in Chile.
Available for private online streaming only for a limited time at just $4.95. All rights reserved. RiseUpFilming.com
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