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The Resurrection of Victor Jara

Resurection of Victor Jara Poster
Directed by: John Travers
Written by: John Summa
Produced by: John Summa
Starred by: Bono, Emma Thompson, & Suni Paz
Country: Chile
Category: The Golden Light House Award for Best Documentary Film

Overview

This feature length film explores the legacy and cultural resurgence of South American singer-songwriter and activist Victor Jara, who was brutally killed in 1973 following a military coup in Chile. Weaving interviews and archival materials (some rare), supported by an original sound score and a generous helping of Jara songs, the film reveals why Jara's values and music transcend multiple generations, remaining a powerful cultural symbol in the ongoing global struggle for human rights and social justice.

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