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Ticket- “The Resurrection of Victor Jara” Film & Music

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Friday, March 22 at 7:00 pm

The Old Labor Hall is hosting gala a gala evening celebrating the life and music of Chilean musician and political activist Victor Jara starting with a feature-length film that documents the extraordinary life and legacy of iconic Chilean singer-songwriter, Victor Jara, executed in 1973 following a right-wing military coup.

Followed by a discussion with writer and producer John Summa and a performance by the Vermont-New York group Los Pimientos.

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Friday, March 22 at 7:00 pm

  • Film The Resurrection of Victor Jara
  • Q&A with writer and producer, John Summa
  • Music by Los Pimientos
Victor Jara was at the forefront of a roots music revival during the tumultuous 1960s in Chile and across Latin America.His songs and singing came to embody the hopes and dreams of an entire continent — a legacy that still resonates today, not just in Latin America, but worldwide.The first part of the film explores, through friends and family, Victor’s music, life and the social context in which he emerges as a leader of a vanguard cultural movement for social change in Chile, South America.The second part of the film captures the coup and post-coup periods, and Victor’s profound impact on activists, artists and musicians of all ages inside and outside Chile.

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Regular adult, Seniors, students, and union members