Scene from the film Agustin’s Newspaper / El diario de Agustín
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Agustin’s Newspaper / El diario de Agustín

  • Chile
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ENGLISH SYNOPSIS: A documentary about the complicity of the newspaper El Mercurio in the military coup of 1973 and in the crimes of the Pinochet dictatorship, in an investigation carried out by 5 journalism students from the University of Chile that leads to the dismantling of the press montages made by the newspaper.

SINOPSIS EN CASTELLANO: Un documental sobre la complicidad de el diario El Mercurio en el golpe militar de 1973 y en los crímenes de la dictadura de Pinochet, en una investigación realizada por 5 estudiantes de periodismo de la Universidad de Chile que lleva a desmontar los montajes de prensa realizados por el diario.


  • Original Title
    El diario de Agustín
  • Direction
  • Screenplay
    Ignacio Agüero, Fernando Villagrán
  • Cinematography
    Gabriel Díaz, Ricardo Lorca
  • Editing
    Sophie França
  • Sound
    Boris Herrera
  • Runtime
    80 min (46-90 min.)
  • Year
  • Country
    • Chile
  • Format
    • Colour
  • Awards
    • Award of Merit in Film, Latin American Studies Association 2009 is powered by Doc Alliance, a creative partnership of 7 key European documentary film festivals. Our aim is to advance the documentary genre, support its diversity and promote quality creative documentary films.

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