Felipe Roa Pilar

Grabbing Dignity

Wednesday 24 October, 13:00, University of Eastern Finland, Aurora, Auditorium AU100

Denmark 2017 | 32 min | Producer: Felipe Roa Pilar | Country of
shooting: Chile

Gina lives in the most emblematic illegal settlement in recent Chilean history: La Toma de Peñalolén. After a lifetime of fighting for housing rights and their dignity, Gina and her community have finally been offered subsidised council housing with access to public services, and seemingly the opportunity to change their lives. However, the relocation is experienced as a dramatic loss of their sense of place and sense of belonging