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Made In Chile: A spotlight on docs from Chile

In a Colombian shelter for teenage girls, directors Nicolas van Hemelryck and Clare Weiskopf ask a group of young women to close their eyes and imagine the life story of a fictional classmate named Alis. Like them, Alis's story begins on the merciless streets of Bogotá, where she struggles to survive. Alis becomes their blank canvas, a projection of their past selves and experiences. With a sensitive and compassionate lens, the directors show how the girls' initial fiction begins to weave into reality, and how this distance has given them a moment to step outside of themselves and see their own experiences through a different perspective. As they gently open their eyes, we get to know these young women deeply, and see their perseverance to break the cycle of violence and embrace a brighter future. Heather Haynes


  • Director(s)

    • Nicolas van Hemelryck
    • Clare Weiskopf
  • Producer(s)

    • Alexandra Galvis
    • Radu Stancu
    • Nicolas van Hemelryck
    • Clare Weiskopf
  • Executive Producer(s)

    • Ramona Grama
    • Lise Lense-Moller
    • Vlad Radulescu
    • Nicolás van Hemelryck
    • Clare Weiskopf
  • Writer(s)

    • Tatiana Andrade
    • Anne Fabini
    • Nicolás van Hemelryck
    • Gustavo Vasco
    • Clare Weiskopf
  • Editor(s)

    • Anne Fabini
    • Gustavo Vasco
  • Cinematography

    • Helken René Díaz
  • Composer

    • Miguel Miranda
    • José Miguel Tobar
  • Sound

    • Patrick Alexander

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