My Imaginary Country (Mi país imaginario) Saturday, October 15, 2022 7 p.m.-8:30 p.m.


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My Imaginary Country (Mi país imaginario)

Directed by Patricio Guzmán
(Chile, 2022, digital, in Spanish with English subtitles)

In 2019, a revolution exploded without warning in Santiago, Chile. It was the event 80-year-old master documentarian Patricio Guzmán (The Pearl Button) had been waiting for and working toward all his life: more than a million people in the streets demanding justice, education, health care, and a new constitution to replace the strident rules imposed during the Pinochet military dictatorship. My Imaginary Country connects Chile’s complex history to contemporary social movements through protest footage and interviews with activist leaders.

Visiting Guidelines Masks are recommended in Museum auditoriums. Advance tickets are also recommended. In the interest of your personal safety and community health, please observe all precautions set forth by the MFAH—learn more here. Doors open 30 minutes before the screening starts. No late entry.

Accessibility The MFAH strives to provide a welcoming and accessible experience for all guests by offering a range of accommodations—learn more here.


The MFAH film department is supported by Tenaris; the Vaughn Foundation; The Consulate General of the Republic of Korea; Nina and Michael Zilkha; Consulate General of Italy in Houston; Italian Cultural Institute in Los Angeles; Consulate General of Brazil in Houston; Franci Neely; Carrin Patman and Jim Derrick; Ms. Laurence Unger; L’Alliance Française de Houston; and ILEX Foundation.

Community Partner: Houston Latino Film Festival

My Imaginary Country (Mi país imaginario)

Directed by Patricio Guzmán
(Chile, 2022, 83 minutes)
Lynn Wyatt Theater

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Nancy and Rich Kinder Building
5500 Main Street
Houston, TX 77004
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