Documentary Letter

Caleta Tortel is located in one of the most inhospitable corners of the Chilean Patagonia, between ice fields and torrential rivers, and the story of Fabio, a child of 12 years whose concern to preserve intact this piece of paradise will take it through different adventures, embarking his illusions in a fragile little boat of paper. This is the overview which introduces documentary letter of Tortel, which recounts the experiences of the small town nestled at the mouth of Baker River and its inhabitants, and that part of the proposal that Daniel Liebener (director), Misle Sepulveda (content TV producer) and Meribel Gonzalez (general producer) premiered by these days in the Aysen Region, which has led them to Chile ChicoCochrane and, of course, Caleta Tortel. Wednesday, September 23 will be its presentation in Coyhaique, from 18: 30 hours at the ARV Coalition (Horn 47-B) Exhibition Hall. The main objective was to make a historical document than it is happening in Caleta Tortel, and what they think their residents, through the story of a boy, his friends, his grandfather, if they came to build the dams explained Daniel Liebner, alluding to hydroelectric power that HidroAysen projects upstream of the town lift. Also relates the vision that the inhabitants of the village have in relation to its energetic autonomy, having a turbine which gives them electricity. The audiovisual proposal formed part of the thesis that the agrupo surrendered in the career of journalism of the University of Santiago of Chile, and in which took about a year for the production, filming and editing. Fabio walls (Chucaito) is a child of 12 years than with her friends study and Javier stars in the plot and launches all your doubts and hopes in a boat with a letter, which goes by the Baker River and reaches the hands of Energia Minister Marcelo Tokman, who answered told Liebner. The choice of Tortel was based on This is an emblematic town, where 78% of the population is against the dams are constructed, and where they themselves practice with the example to have a small turbine that represents non-conventional renewable energy. The co-production of the documentary was in charge of Kimelu productions and the University of Santiago of Chile, with the sponsorship and patronage of the municipality of Tortel and the Heinrich Boll Foundation. Original author and source of the article.