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The Cordillera of Dreams


MoMI is pleased to partner with Icarus Films to bring the critically acclaimed The Cordillera of Dreams directly to Museum members and patrons for home viewing. To support the Museum, please use the link below to watch the film.

View from home through May 6.

Tickets: $12(with a 48-hour viewing period after purchase. Your ticket directly supports the Museum.

The Cordillera of Dreams 

Dir. Patricio Guzmán. 2019, 85 mins. In Spanish with English subtitles.

Winner of the Best Documentary award at the Cannes Film Festival, filmmaker Patricio Guzmán’s The Cordillera of Dreams completes his trilogy (following the masterful and beloved Nostalgia for the Light and The Pearl Button) investigating the relationship between historical memory, political trauma, and geography in his native country of Chile. It centers on the imposing landscape of the Andes that run the length of the country’s Eastern border. At once protective and isolating, magisterial and indifferent, the Cordillera serves as an enigmatic focal point around which Guzmán contemplates the enduring legacy of the 1973 military coup d’état, and reflects upon how it shaped his own life and work in exile. View trailer.
“Extraordinary. A quiet coup de cinema that completes one of modern documentary’s most eloquent acts of testimony.” Jonathan Romney, Film Comment
“A vital source of historical awareness; local in scope, yet global in implication.” Joshua Bogatin, Screen Slate