The best way to describe the film NOTICIAS would be to point out what happened at the very end of its screening during the Valdivia Film Festival. Someone from the audience went to up its directors and called them morbid right in front of an astounded crowd which also didn’t know whether to applaud or not once the film was over.


Brutal honesty. Who said the truth doesn’t offend? Experience shows quite the opposite, as some journalists well know. An old song by Luis Alberto Spinetta sounds more pertinent: “Truth is the most restless thing”. Truth as a self-changing concept and as the cause of volatility. There are hidden truths that can only be guessed, and the act of bringing them to light causes tension, stress; the exact opposite of tranquility. For one decade, in Chile,