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Other films directed by Patricio Henriquez

The Dark Side of the White Lady / 2006
To Disobey / 2005
Washed Away / 2004
Ways of Death / 2003
Juchitan Queer Paradise / 2002
Moscow : Lenin’s orphans / 2001
Mexico : To Death & Life / 2000
Images of a Dictatorship / 1999
The Last Stand of Salvador Allende / 1998
Sao Paulo : Hate & Love / 1997

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Patricio Henriquez

Biography

Patricio Henríquez worked as a director for Chilean television before moving to Montreal in 1974 after the overthrow of the Salvador Allende government.

He directed his first film, Yasser Arafat et les Palestiniens (1980), in Lebanon before working for television in Quebec, where he made numerous international reports between 1981 and 1993. In 1996, he co-founded the production company Macumba International.

Henríquez has won over 60 awards around the world, including the 1998 Grand Prix for best television documentary in France awarded by the Société civile des auteurs multimédia in Paris for The Last Stand of Salvador Allende; this film was also rewarded in Cuba, the U.S.A., Argentina and India. Henríquez was twice awarded the Jutra for best Quebec documentary for Images of a Dictatorship, in 2000, and for Under the Hood, a Voyage Into the World of Torture, in 2009, as well as four Gémeaux awards from The Academy of Canadian Cinema and Television in 2001 and 2002 for the documentary series Living in in the City and Extremis.

His next films were To Disobey, which opened les Rencontres internationales du documentaire de Montréal in 2005, and The Dark Side of the White Lady, which was launched at the 2006 Hot Docs festival in Toronto and subsequently won awards in Chile, the U.S.A, Switzerland and Mexico. You Don’t Like the Truth, 4 Days Inside Guantánamo, his last film co-directed with Luc Côté, released in 2010, has been selected in more than sixty festivals al over the world and won ten prestigious awards. Amongst them, the IDFA Special Jury Award in Amsterdam in 2010 and the Best Documentary Award at All Is True International Festival in Brazil.

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