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Documentary Screening and Q+A: The People’s Train of Culture

October 14 @ 18:00

A documentary that explores the relationship between culture and politics.

Introduced by the government of Salvador Allende (1970 to 1973) the initiative’s aim was to bring culture closer to those who had no access to it. The ‘People’s Train of Culture’ (also known as El Tren Popular de La Cultura), campaign wanted to create a National Institute of Arts and Culture and establish art colleges throughout Chile.

The film examines the links with aspects of the educational and cultural initiatives of Spain’s Second Republic, such as the Pedagogic Missions, the Theatre of the People and the Theatre of La Barraca.

Director: Carolina Espinoza Cartes

This screening will be followed by an online Q&A with director Carolina Espinoza Cartes. 60 mins / 2015 / Chile / In Spanish with English subtitles Event supported by Alborada, Alborada Films and Chile 50 Years UK 6pm-7.45pm, Saturday 14 October, 2023 (Film starts at 6pm)

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The Garden Cinema,
39-41 Parker Street