Cool Canada 2017: Canadian Film Festival at Matucana 100 to celebrate 150th anniversary

SANTIAGO – Chile’s Matucana Cultural Center 100, in collaboration with the Embassy of Canada, is going to celebrate Canada’s 150th anniversary with Cool Canada Film Festival in Santiago.

The festival, starting from August 16 (Wednesday), will continue till the 27th of August, 2017.

It will feature ten films by renowned directors, which reflect the diversity of Canadian society.

On the occasion, Léa Pool, the director of award-winning film “The Passion of Augustine”, will offer a wine of honor.

Admission is free with previous registrations.

Inaugurated in 2001, the Centro Cultural Matucana 100 is a cultural center located in the commune of Estación Central in Santiago, Chile, near Quinta Normal Park.

Matucana 100 is a not-for-profit corporation that hosts and plans cultural events and educational programs related to the contemporary arts including dance, theatre, music, photography, the visual arts and cinema.

Matucana 100 has twice hosted the Chilean Altazor Awards for achievement in the arts.