Foyle Film Festival

Nostalgia for the Light

Friday March 28 Patricio Guzmán’s Nostalgia for the Light is a remarkable meditation on memory, history and eternity. Chile’s remote Atacama Desert, 10,000 feet above sea level, provides stunningly clear views of the heavens. But it also holds secrets from the past in its arid soil: human remains, from pre-Columbian…...

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Thursday March 27 John Pilger’s latest film, Utopia is set in a vast region in northern Australia, home to the oldest human presence on earth. “This film is a journey into that secret country,” says Pilger in Utopia. “It will describe not only the uniqueness of the first Australians, but…...

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