|Violeta Went to Heaven [Violeta se fue a los cielos]|
|Biopic of famed Chilean poet, musician Violeta Para.|
Violeta Went to Heaven [Violeta se fue a los cielos] (Andrés Wood, Chile/Argentina/Brazil/Spain, 2011; 110 min.) The extraordinary story of the iconic poet, musician and folksinger Violeta Parra, whose songs have become hymns for Chileans and Latin Americans alike. Director Andrés Wood (Machuca) traces the intensity and explosive vitality of her life, from humble origins to international fame, her defense of indigenous cultures and devotion to her art. Chile’s official Oscar entry.
Thursday, April 4, 9:00 PM; Saturday, April 6, 2:20 PM.