Global Voices: Our Disappeared/Nuestros Desaparecidos

Global Voices: Our Disappeared/Nuestros Desaparecidos

Fri, 11/02/2012 - 7:00pm

Pictured: Banner with pictures of the disappeared, carried by relatives on the anniversary of the military coup.

Credit: Courtesy of Juan Mandelbaum/ITVS

Director Juan Mandelbaum searches for his friends and family in Argentina.

During the 1976-1983 military dictatorships in Argentina, thousands of citizens were kidnapped and never heard from again. Director Juan Mandelbaum returns to his native Argentina to discover what happened to friends and loved ones who were among the"desaparecidos." His journey reveals the depths of terror that they experienced and the continued fight for justice. Terrence Howard hosts the series. Independent Lens: Our Disappeared/Nuestros Desaparecidos airs Friday, November 2, 2012 at 7 p.m. on WXXI World (cable 524/DT21.2).

This film will be followed by POV: Nostalgia for the Light at 8:30 p.m.