Jaar, Lament of the Images

The film observes Alfredo Jaar’s creative process, he’s one of the most relevant contemporary artists. His works address big issues in different parts of the world, such as immigration at the Mexico and USA border, genocide in Rwanda o the military coup in Chile. Jaar believes that art is “the last place” of freedom in our society and from that trench, he displays his work as an act of resistance. The first movie done about this great artist and is also a journey through his work, with exhibitions in Finland, Venice, Buenos Aires, Santiago and New York. The soundtrack is by his son Nicolas Jaar, one of the most influential musicians of the current electronica worldwide.

Paola Castillo
Directed by: 
Paula Rodríguez
75 or 52min
Spanish / English