Meetings

I Don’t Sing for the Sake of Singing.

Directed by:

Ana L'Homme

Produced by:

Eduardo Fuenzalida - Carlos Castro

Production Company

León Alado

Contact:

eduardo@somoshuemul.cl

  • Year

    2023

  • Length

    70 min

  • Country

    Chile

Synopsis

Mauricia, a farmer singer and poet from central Chile, observes that her way of life is threatened by modernity, which is sweeping away the cultures linked to the land and to popular song. As she travels around the area searching for other singers who resist these transformations, she discovers how to revitalize her culture.

  • Ana L'Homme

    Director

    Chilean filmmaker Producer of Silo, a Spiritual Path (2015); Entre la tierra y el canto (2018), portrait of a peasant singer, winner of Biznaga de Plata Festival de Málaga; El centinela de piedra (2020) about water conflict in Chile; and Prometea (2022), an essay.

  • Eduardo Fuenzalida

    Producer

    Documentary film producer. The executive producer of the audiovisual production company somoshuemul.cl, and executive director of fundacionnativa.org, an audiovisual foundation concerned with making people and communities visible and empowering them through audiovisual tools.

  • Carlos Castro

    Producer

    Carlos Castro Macea (Colombia).Documentary film director and producer. Master’s degree in Documentary Film. General director and founder of canalcultura.org media outlet, producer and distributor of films interested in human rights and creative documentaries.

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