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Patricio Guzmán's 'Nostalgia for the Light' 2010 film

Film screening with introductions by Andrew Fisher, associate professor of history; Cecilia Cornejo, filmmaker Guzman, known for political documentaries, sets this filmic meditation on time, space, history and memory in Chile’s Atacama Desert, where astronomers peer into distant galaxies and relatives of “disappeared” political prisoners seek remains of their loved ones.

Date: Tuesday, October 25th, 2011

Time: 7:30 pm

Location: Cinema, Weitz Center for Creativity

Contact: Wendy Nordquist, x5870

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Tuesday, October 25   

Patricio Guzmán, Nostalgia for the Light, 2010

Film screening with introductions by Andrew Fisher, associate professor of history; Cecilia Cornejo, filmmaker

7:30 p.m. Cinema, Weitz Center for Creativity

Guzman, known for political documentaries, sets this filmic meditation on time, space, history and memory in Chile’s Atacama Desert, where astronomers peer into distant galaxies and relatives of “disappeared” political prisoners seek remains of their loved ones. 

Seeing is Knowing: the Universe is supported by Visualizing the Liberal Arts (VIZ), a grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

Nostalgia for the Light screening co-sponsored by the Humanities Center.