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UNI Inter-American Studies Program continues spring film series

February 12, 2003
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Robert Krueger, chair, Inter-American Studies Program Film Series, (319) 273-2246
Vicki Grimes, University Marketing & Public Relations, (319) 273-2761

CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa Inter-American Studies Program will present the third film in its five-film series, 'The Battle of Chile ï¾– Part II, 'the Coup D'Etat',' at 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 18.

The film is part of a series that chronicles the history of Salvador Allende's Unidad Popular government. Part II documents the historical events of Sept. 11, 1973, when General Augusto Pinochet overthrew Allende's government in a bloody military coup. The film is still banned in Chile.

The series is in its seventh year, and presents films every Tuesday evening from Feb. 4 to March 4 in Seerley Hall, Room 115. The films are sponsored by Inter-American studies, the dean of the College of Humanities and Fine Arts, and the Department of Modern Languages. The series is free and open to the public.