. Filmed in the U.S., Argentina, and Chile in late 2006, the documentary follows playwright/activist/writer Ariel Dorfman, who served as a cultural advisor to socialist Chilean president Salvador Allende. Dorfman was one of only a few to survive the 1973 military coup that overthrew Allende. Promise
follows Allende as he contemplates his experience as a survivor in exile and his longing for democracy.
Wed., Dec. 10, 6 p.m., 2008