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Giveaway: Win a ‘Nostalgia for the Light’ DVD!

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Albert Maysles

We’re giving away another early holiday goodie! Five lucky winners will win a DVD of the critically acclaimed Nostalgia for the Light! As a bonus, the DVD also includes five short films by Patricio Guzmán on astronomy, the cosmos and the history of Chile! Enter by December 14, 2012 to be eligible to win.

Patricio Guzmán’s Nostalgia for the Light is a remarkable meditation on memory, history and eternity. Chile’s remote Atacama Desert, 10,000 feet above sea level, provides stunningly clear views of the heavens. But it also holds secrets from the past in its arid soil: human remains, from pre-Columbian mummies to the bones of political prisoners “disappeared” during the Pinochet dictatorship. In this otherworldly place, earthly and celestial quests meld: Archaeologists dig for ancient civilizations, women search for their loved ones and astronomers scan the skies for new galaxies.


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POV Staff
POV Staff
POV (a cinema term for "point of view") is television's longest-running showcase for independent non-fiction films. POV premieres 14-16 of the best, boldest and most innovative programs every year on PBS. Since 1988, POV has presented over 300 films to public television audiences across the country. POV films are known for their intimacy, their unforgettable storytelling and their timeliness, putting a human face on contemporary social issues.