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Online Webinar, via Zoom

The Eternal Memory: Q&A with the Filmmakers

WFTV members are invited to this online discussion with the filmmakers and subject of documentary, The Eternal Memory. The panel will include director and producer Maite Alberdi, producer Julie Goldman and subject of the documentary Paulina Urrutia in conversation.

The Eternal Memory: Q&A with the Filmmakers
The Eternal Memory: Q&A with the Filmmakers

Time & Location

07 Dec 2023, 18:30 – 19:30 GMT

Online Webinar, via Zoom

About the Event

WFTV members are invited to this online discussion with the filmmakers and subject of documentary, The Eternal Memory. 

The panel will include director and producer Maite Alberdi, producer Julie Goldman and subject of the documentary Paulina Urrutia in conversation. This Q&A will be hosted by Wendy Mitchell

There will be an opportunity to ask the panel questions during the last 15 minutes of the session.

Event Schedule

18:25: Please join the webinar waiting room

18:30: In conversation with Maite Alberdi, Julie Goldman and Paulina Urrutia.

19:15: Audience Q&A

19:30: Finish

The Eternal Memory

Augusto Góngora, a veteran Chilean journalist and prominent chronicler of the crimes of the  Pinochet regime, and Paulina Urrutia, actress, activist and politician, have been a tight-knit  loving couple for over 20 years. He was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s eight years ago, and now  they both face the inexorable and accelerating descent of his physical and mental powers  together. Heartbreaking and uplifting at the same time, the story of Paulina’s warm and  uncompromising dedication and Augusto’s fierce fight to hold on to his identity is a deeply  affecting testimony to their love. 

The Eternal Memory is both an inquiry into human dignity in old age and adversity and into the mechanisms of individual and collective remembrance. What – and who – do we recall from  our past? Why do we forget or suppress certain memories, and what effect does this have, on a  person as well as on an entire country.

Maite Alberdi, Director and Producer

An Academy Award® Nominated Director and Producer, Maite is the first Chilean woman to be  nominated at the Academy Awards. She has developed a particular style that is characterized by the intimate portrait of small worlds, and her unique voice has led her to be one of the most  important voices of Latin American documentary. In 2011 she released her first feature film, The  Lifeguard. Through Micromundo, her production company, she directed her second film TeaTime, which has won more than 12 international awards, and was nominated for the 2016 Goya for Best Ibero-American Film. In 2016 she released the short film I am not from here nominated for the European Films Award and also premiered her third feature film The Grown-Ups that got 10 international awards. In Sundance 2020, she premiered her last film The Mole Agent, the first Chilean documentary to be nominated to the Academy Awards®.

Julie Goldman, Producer

Julie Goldman is an Oscar-nominated and Emmy Award-winning producer and executive producer of documentary and fiction films and series. Julie is the first documentary producer to receive the Amazon Studios Sundance Institute Producer’s Award and the Cinereach Producer’s Award. She co-founded Motto Pictures with partner Christopher Clements in 2009. Motto’s films have received four Academy Award nominations and have won numerous Emmy and Peabody awards as well as top honours at international festivals from Sundance to Berlin to Cannes.

Julie’s recent productions include Berlin premiere Love to Love You, Donna Summer; Sundance Grand Jury Prize-winning The Eternal Memory; Sundance premieres Victim/Suspect and Roger Ross Williams’ fiction feature debut Cassandro starring Gael Garcia Bernal. In 2022, she launched American Pain and Unfinished Business at Tribeca, and The Return of Tanya Tucker featuring Brandi Carlile at SXSW where it won an Audience Award and was acquired for distribution by Sony Pictures Classics. Previously, Julie produced Oscar-shortlisted In The Same Breath, which won Peabody and DuPont Awards; The Velvet Underground, the acclaimed Apple Original directed by Todd Haynes; the Academy Award-nominated The Mole Agent: Sundance Grand Jury Prize winner Weiner; Emmy and Peabody Award winner A Thousand Cuts; Oscar-shortlisted Amazon release One Child Nation; Emmy-winning, Oscar-nominated, Abacus: Small Enough to Jail; Buck winner of the 2011 Sundance U.S. Documentary Audience Award, Oscar-shortlisted and was one of the year’s top five grossing documentaries; and Life, Animated, which was nominated for the Best Documentary Oscar and won three Emmys, including Best Documentary. Julie’s current slate includes a series remake of The Mole Agent starring Ted Danson and new films from directors including Pernille Rose Grønkjær, Isabel Castro, and Maite Alberdi.

Paulina Urrutia

Paulina is a prominent Chilean actress, academic, director, union leader and politician. She was Minister President of the National Council of Culture and the Arts during the first Government of President Michelle Bachelet between 2006 and 2010. Throughout her career, she has acted in more than 12 films, 18 soap operas, 16 series and 18 plays. In May 2016, she took over the management of the Camilo Henríquez theater, as well as teaching theater workshops in different cultural centers in the country.

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