Final Image

Final Image

SBS  |  January 4, 2010

June of 1973 in Santiago de Chile. Leonardo Henrichsen, an Argentine cameraman films his own death. Thirty-three years later, Ernesto Carmona, a Chilean journalist, discovers the identity of the man who shot him. This is a film about one of the most famous images in history. It is a film about a group of journalists filming a continent sinking in violence, and offers an opportunity to see very rare and revealing archival material from the last 40 years. It is a journey across the recent history of Latin America as seen through the life and images of a single man.

June of 1973 in Santiago de Chile. Leonardo Henrichsen, an Argentine cameraman films his own death. Thirty-three years later, Ernesto Carmona, a Chilean journalist, discovers the identity of the man who shot him. This is a film about one of the most famous images in history. It is a film about a group of journalists filming a continent sinking in violence, and offers an opportunity to see very rare and revealing archival material from the last 40 years. It is a journey across the recent history of Latin America as seen through the life and images of a single man.

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