Film Review: Cabros de Mierda
English title: “The Young Shepherd’
(Gonzalo Justiniano, Chile, 2017) with Nathalie Aragonese, Daniel Contessa Aguirre and Elias Collado Moya.
‘Cabros de Mierda’ means ‘Damned Kids’ in a sanitized English translation – though the film’s official English title is; The Young Shepherd. It is the name of a neighbourhood football team but also sends a message of dissent....
Film Review: El Mensajero. Jayson McNamara (2016)
English title: “Messenger on a White Horse’
During the murderous years 1976-83, from the Argentine coup to the Falklands War, and especially during the worst years 1976-79, one newspaper defied the suppression of news about disappearances and state killings. It was the venerable English-language Buenos Aires Herald. A holdover from the days when Argentina...
LAB Council member David Lehmann, after a visit to Santiago's Museo de La Memoria, is perplexed to find that support for the violence perpetrated by the Pinochet dictatorship is still acceptable and tolerated.