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Canadian filmmaker Peter Raymont's A Promise to the dead: The Exile Journey of Ariel Dorfman is an exploration of exile, memory, longing and democracy through the words and memories of playwright/author/activist, Ariel Dorfman ('Death and the Maiden', ‘How to Read Donald Duck', ‘Other Septembers'). The documentary was filmed in the USA, Argentina and Chile in late 2006 coinciding with the death of former Chilean dictator, Augusto Pinochet. During the journey they explore exile, memory and the search for justice.

Official Website: http://hrw.org/iff/2008/ny/

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