Nostalgia of the Light

Date: December 3, 2012
Time: 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Location: Area 51

Informational Flyer

Part of the Glodal Eyes Film Series: In Chile, at three thousand meters
altitude, astronomers from all over the world gather together in the
Atacama desert to observe the stars. The desert sky is so translucent
that it allows them to see right to the boundaries of the universe. It is
also a place where the harsh heat of the sun keeps human remains
intact: those of the mummies, explorers and miners, but also the
remains of the dictatorship's political prisoners. Whilst the
astronomers examine the most distant galaxies in search of probable
extraterrestrial life, at the foot of the observatories a group of
women are digging through the desert soil in search of their
disappeared relatives…