The Eternal Memory

Friday, January 5 - Sunday, February 11, 2024

“In their youth, Augusto and Paulina had vibrant cultural vocations – he as a television social commentator and reporter who called for his nation to never forget its traumatic political legacy, she as an acclaimed actress and later Minister of Culture for Chile. Now in their autumn years, they contend with Augusto’s Alzheimer’s diagnosis and Paulina’s fears of impending loss. Oscar-nominated filmmaker Maite Alberdi (The Mole Agent) brings her wise and compassionate eye to the couple’s challenges, revealing their profoundly moving love and their commitment to individual and collective remembrance in the face of life’s tempests.” – Jaie Laplante

Previously screened as part of DOC NYC Selects Summer 2023


  • Country Chile
  • Language Spanish with English Subtitles
  • Running Time 84 minutes
  • Distributor MTV Documentary
  • Director Maite Alberdi
  • Cast Augusto Góngora, Paulina Urrutia
  • Accessibility Assistive Listening, T-Coil

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